A prospective study of antimicrobial-related adverse drug reactions in hospitalized patients.

@article{Sun2008APS,
  title={A prospective study of antimicrobial-related adverse drug reactions in hospitalized patients.},
  author={H Sun and Yee-Chun Chen and Y Wang and C. Joe Gau and S -S Chang},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={151-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE No previous systematic evaluation of antimicrobial-related adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in Taiwanese patients has been reported. The present study aimed to assess the incidence, risk factors, clinical manifestations, and causative agents of antimicrobial-ADRs in hospitalized patients. METHODS 299 patients who received antimicrobial treatment during hospitalization in the infection ward of a tertiary hospital for at least two days from October 1, 1999 to February 29… CONTINUE READING