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The Costs of Adverse Drug Events in Hospitalized Patients
Objective. —To assess the additional resource utilization associated with an adverse drug event (ADE). Design. —Nested case-control study within a prospective cohort study. Participants. —The cohortExpand
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Pharmacist participation on physician rounds and adverse drug events in the intensive care unit.
CONTEXT Pharmacist review of medication orders in the intensive care unit (ICU) has been shown to prevent errors, and pharmacist consultation has reduced drug costs. However, whether pharmacistExpand
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Systems analysis of adverse drug events. ADE Prevention Study Group.
OBJECTIVE To identify and evaluate the systems failures that underlie errors causing adverse drug events (ADEs) and potential ADEs. DESIGN Systems analysis of events from a prospective cohortExpand
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Effect of computerized physician order entry and a team intervention on prevention of serious medication errors.
CONTEXT Adverse drug events (ADEs) are a significant and costly cause of injury during hospitalization. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of 2 interventions for preventing nonintercepted seriousExpand
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Preventable adverse drug events in hospitalized patients: a comparative study of intensive care and general care units.
OBJECTIVES To compare the frequency and preventability of adverse drug events and potential adverse drug events in intensive care units (ICUs) and non-ICUs. To evaluate systems factors involving theExpand
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Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System: Update 1983
The Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS) introduced in 1974 has become a widely accepted method of classifying critically ill patients. In response to requests to update the system becauseExpand
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The incident reporting system does not detect adverse drug events: a problem for quality improvement.
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were 1) to determine the frequency with which adverse drug events result in an incident report (IR) in hospitalized patients; and 2) to determine if there wereExpand
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Cerebral ischemia during shoulder surgery in the upright position: a case series.
We report 4 cases of ischemic brain and spinal cord injury after shoulder surgery in the beach chair position, using data from medical legal case reviews. We argue that the correlation betweenExpand
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Incidence of adverse drug events and potential adverse drug events. Implications for prevention. ADE Prevention Study Group.
OBJECTIVES To assess incidence and preventability of adverse drug events (ADEs) and potential ADEs. To analyze preventable events to develop prevention strategies. DESIGN Prospective cohort study.Expand
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