Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge

@article{Forster2005AdverseDE,
  title={Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge},
  author={Frcpc MSc Dr. Alan J. Forster and Harvey J. Murff and Josh F. Peterson and Mph Tejal K. Gandhi and MSc David W. Bates},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={317-323}
}
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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