Admissions caused by adverse drug events to internal medicine and emergency departments in hospitals: a longitudinal population-based study

@article{Schneeweiss2002AdmissionsCB,
  title={Admissions caused by adverse drug events to internal medicine and emergency departments in hospitals: a longitudinal population-based study},
  author={Sebastian Schneeweiss and J. Hasford and Martin Goettler and Annemarie Hoffmann and A K Riethling and Jerry Avorn},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={58},
  pages={285-291}
}
Abstract Objective. To estimate incidence rates of drug-related hospitalizations (DRHs) in a longitudinal population-based study with prospective event assessment. Design. Cohort study and time–trend analysis. Setting. All departments of internal medicine and emergency departments in the urban regions of Jena and Rostock, Germany, serving about 520,000 residents. Participants. All patients admitted between October 1997 and March 2000. Patients with severe cutaneous reactions were excluded. Main… CONTINUE READING