- Identifying clinically significant preventable adverse drug events through a hospital's database of adverse drug reaction reports. Winterstein, Almut G.; Hatton, Randy G.; Gonzalez-Rothi, Ricardo; Johns, Thomas E.; Segal, Richard // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 18, p1742
Examines the ability of a hospital's adverse drug reaction database to identify common and repeated patterns of preventable adverse drug events (ADE). Categories of preventable ADE; Drug overdose; Inappropriate dosage.
- Adverse drug events common, preventable in older outpatients. // Geriatrics;May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p49
Focuses on the prevention of adverse drug events in older outpatients. Drug monitoring errors; Errors in patient adherence. INSET: Figure. Number and severity of adverse drug events (ADEs)..
- Raising a red flag. Gardner, Elizabeth // Modern Healthcare;2/24/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p34
Lists several rules offered by pharmacy vendor Trinity Health to prevent adverse drug events. Company which supplies the rules.
- Computerised alert triggers show potential. // Reactions Weekly;2/6/2010, Issue 1287, p3
The article discusses research being done on the use of computerised primary prevention triggers for the identification of developing adverse drug events.
- Preventing adverse drug events. Davidson, Ann // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;1/2/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p67
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on the prevention of adverse drug events after hospital discharge by Alan Forster.
- Adverse RX events in LTC continue to be a problem. // Pharmaceutical Representative;May2005, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p11
Reports on results of a study about injuries from adverse drug events in the long-term care setting in the United States. Errors in drug prescribing and monitoring; Association of adverse events with errors in drug dispensing and administration; Potential of the use of information technology and...
- The Incidence and Severity of Adverse Events Affecting Patients after Discharge from the Hospital. Forster, Alan J.; Murff, Harvey J.; Peterson, Josh F.; Gandhi, Tejal K.; Bates, David W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/4/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 3, p161
Describes the incidence, severity, preventability and ameliorability of adverse events affecting patients after discharge from the hospital. Prospective cohort study; Tertiary care academic hospital setting; Percentage of patients who had adverse events after discharge; Finding that adverse...
- High cost of injectable medication errors. // Reactions Weekly;1/19/2013, Issue 1435, p2
The article focuses on a study published in the journal "American Health & Drugs" which examined the preventable adverse drug events associated with inpatient injectable medication errors.
- IOM report on medication errors. Asch-Goodkin, Judith; Kaplan, Deborah // Patient Care;Oct2006, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p13
The article provides information from a report by the Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors of the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) on medication errors. Thousands of adverse drug events at hospitals occur annually. The number of preventable adverse drug events in the country...
- FDA tightens reins on drug reimportation. // Drug Store News;1/20/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the regulation of the Food and Drug Administration Import alert programs in the U.S. Enhancement of control on imports of prescription drugs; Reduction of preventable adverse events; Prevention of illegal importation.