Adverse Drug Reactions Causing Admission to a Paediatric Hospital

  title={Adverse Drug Reactions Causing Admission to a Paediatric Hospital},
  author={Ruairi M. Gallagher and Jennifer R. Mason and Kim A. Bird and Jamie Kirkham and Matthew Peak and Paula R Williamson and Anthony J. Nunn and Mark A. Turner and Munir Pirmohamed and R L Smyth},
  booktitle={PloS one},
OBJECTIVE(S) To obtain reliable information about the incidence of adverse drug reactions, and identify potential areas where intervention may reduce the burden of ill-health. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING A large tertiary children's hospital providing general and specialty care in the UK. PARTICIPANTS All acute paediatric admissions over a one year period. MAIN EXPOSURE Any medication taken in the two weeks prior to admission. OUTCOME MEASURES Occurrence of adverse… CONTINUE READING