[Drug related problems as a cause of hospital admission].

  title={[Drug related problems as a cause of hospital admission].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Teresa Mart{\'i}n and Carles Codina and Montserrat Tuset and Xavier Carn{\'e} and Santiago Nogu{\'e} and J. Ignasi Ribas},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  volume={118 6},
BACKGROUND The goals of the present study were: a) to identify and characterize drug-related problems (adverse drug reactions, non-compliance and intentional overdose) leading to admissions to our hospital (Hospital Clínic) through the Emergency Department, b) to know the most frequently involved medications, c) to identify risk factors for hospital admissions due to drug-related problems, and d) to determine the avoidability of these admissions. PATIENTS AND METHOD Prospective study carried… CONTINUE READING

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