A study of agreement between the Naranjo algorithm and WHO-UMC criteria for causality assessment of adverse drug reactions

@inproceedings{Belhekar2014ASO,
  title={A study of agreement between the Naranjo algorithm and WHO-UMC criteria for causality assessment of adverse drug reactions},
  author={Mahesh N. Belhekar and Santosh R. Taur and Renuka P. Munshi},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmacology},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES Reliability and usefulness of various adverse drug reaction (ADR) causality assessment scales have not been fully explored. There is no universally accepted method for causality grading of ADRs. In the present study we assessed agreement between the two widely used causality assessment scales, that is, the World Health Organization-Uppsala Monitoring Center (WHO-UMC) criteria and the Naranjo algorithm. MATERIALS AND METHODS The same observer assessed all ADRs (n = 913) collected… CONTINUE READING
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