Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge

  title={Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge},
  author={A. Forster and H. Murff and J. Peterson and T. Gandhi and D. Bates},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  • A. Forster, H. Murff, +2 authors D. Bates
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence of adverse drug events (ADEs), preventable ADEs, and ameliorable ADEs occurring after hospital discharge and their associated risk factors.DESIGN: Prospective cohort study.SETTING: Urban academic health sciences center.PATIENTS: Consecutive patients discharged home from the general medical service.INTERVENTIONS: We determined posthospital outcomes approximately 24 days following discharge by performing a chart review and telephone interview. Using the… CONTINUE READING
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