[Drug adverse events in hospitals in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil].

@article{Rozenfeld2007DrugAE,
  title={[Drug adverse events in hospitals in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil].},
  author={Suely Rozenfeld},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={108-15}
}
OBJECTIVE The occurrence of drug adverse events in hospital settings is high and generates cost excess. The purpose of the study was to identify drug-related events during hospital admissions and to estimate their prevalence. METHODS A retrospective study was carried out in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Brazil. Hospitalizations from the Brazilian Health System's national hospital database during the period between 1999 and 2002 were assessed. Admitted cases including suspected… CONTINUE READING