[Pharmacovigilance in Portugal: Activity of the Central Pharmacovigilance Unit].

  title={[Pharmacovigilance in Portugal: Activity of the Central Pharmacovigilance Unit].},
  author={Francisco Batel-Marques and Diogo Mendes and Carlos A. Alves and Ana Penedones and Patr{\'i}cia Dias and Angelina Martins and Luiz Miguel Santiago and Carlos Fontes-Ribeiro and Margarida Caramona and T Costa Macedo},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  volume={28 2},
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to characterize the spontaneous reports of adverse events that were received by the Central Portugal Regional Pharmacovigilance Unit. MATERIAL AND METHODS Spontaneous reports received between 01/2001 and 12/2013 were considered. The annual reporting ratios were estimated. The cases were characterized according to their seriousness, previous description, causality assessment, origin and professional group of the reporter, type of adverse event and… CONTINUE READING