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Emergency hospitalizations for adverse drug events in older Americans.
TLDR
Most emergency hospitalizations for recognized adverse drug events in older adults resulted from a few commonly used medications, and relatively few resulted from medications typically designated as high-risk or inappropriate.
National surveillance of emergency department visits for outpatient adverse drug events.
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Adverse drug events among outpatients that lead to emergency department visits are an important cause of morbidity in the United States, particularly among individuals aged 65 years or older, and Ongoing, population-based surveillance can help monitor these events and target prevention strategies.
Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States
TLDR
A dramatic increase in poisoning mortality rates is documented and the use of opioid analgesics has increased markedly as part of more aggressive pain management nationwide and this study compared it to sales of opioids nationwide.
Emergency department visits for antibiotic-associated adverse events.
TLDR
Minimizing unnecessary antibiotic use by even a small percentage could significantly reduce the immediate and direct risks of drug-related adverse events in individual patients.
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 compare
Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements.
TLDR
An estimated 23,000 emergency department visits in the United States every year are attributed to adverse events related to dietary supplements, which commonly involve cardiovascular manifestations from weight-loss or energy products among young adults and swallowing problems, often associated with micronutrients, among older adults.
US Emergency Department Visits for Outpatient Adverse Drug Events, 2013-2014.
TLDR
The proportions of emergency department visits for adverse drug events from anticoagulants and diabetes agents have increased, whereas the proportion from antibiotics has decreased since 2005-2006.
Medication Use Leading to Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults
TLDR
The number of emergency department visits for adverse drug events involving Beers criteria medications and the frequency of outpatient prescription of Beers criterion medications and other medications was estimated to calculate and compare the risks.
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