Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisations: a nationwide study in The Netherlands.

@article{Hooft2006AdverseDR,
  title={Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisations: a nationwide study in The Netherlands.},
  author={Cornelis S van der Hooft and Miriam C. J. M. Sturkenboom and Kees K van Grootheest and Herre J Kingma and Bruno C. Stricker},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          161-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of adverse drug reaction (ADR)-related hospitalisations has usually been assessed within hospitals. Because of the variability in results and methodology, it is difficult to extrapolate these results to a national level. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the incidence and characteristics of ADR-related hospitalisations in The Netherlands in 2001. METHODS We conducted a nationwide study of all hospital admissions in 2001. Data were retrieved from a nationwide computer database… CONTINUE READING

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