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Emergency hospitalizations for adverse drug events in older Americans.
BACKGROUND Adverse drug events are important preventable causes of hospitalization in older adults. However, nationally representative data on adverse drug events that result in hospitalization inExpand
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Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States
Since 1990, numerous jurisdictions in the United States (US) have reported increases in drug poisoning mortality. During the same time period, the use of opioid analgesics has increased markedly asExpand
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National surveillance of emergency department visits for outpatient adverse drug events.
CONTEXT Adverse drug events are common and often preventable causes of medical injuries. However, timely, nationally representative information on outpatient adverse drug events is limited. Expand
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National surveillance of emergency department visits for outpatient adverse drug events in children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To describe the national scope and magnitude of outpatient adverse drug events (ADEs) that lead to emergency department (ED) visits in children and adolescents. STUDY DESIGN To conduct anExpand
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Emergency department visits for antibiotic-associated adverse events.
BACKGROUND Drug-related adverse events are an under-appreciated consequence of antibiotic use, and the national magnitude and scope of these events have not been studied. Our objective was toExpand
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Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements.
BACKGROUND Dietary supplements, such as herbal or complementary nutritional products and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), are commonly used in the United States, yet national data on adverseExpand
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Characterization of acetaminophen overdose‐related emergency department visits and hospitalizations in the United States
To estimate the number of acetaminophen overdose‐related emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations in the United States, characterize these by intentionality, age, and gender, and compareExpand
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Non-work-related finger amputations in the United States, 2001-2002.
STUDY OBJECTIVE We characterize non-work-related finger amputations treated in US hospital emergency departments (EDs) and discuss implications for injury-prevention programs. METHODS FingerExpand
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US Emergency Department Visits for Outpatient Adverse Drug Events, 2013-2014.
Importance The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 brought attention to adverse drug events in national patient safety efforts. Updated, detailed, nationally representative dataExpand
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Emergency department visits for outpatient adverse drug events: demonstration for a national surveillance system.
STUDY OBJECTIVE This project demonstrates the operational feasibility and epidemiologic usefulness of modifying a national injury surveillance system for active surveillance of outpatient adverseExpand
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