Adverse drug reactions in United States hospitals.

@article{Bond2006AdverseDR,
  title={Adverse drug reactions in United States hospitals.},
  author={Chester A Bond and Cynthia L. Raehl},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          601-8
        }
}
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) were examined in 8,208,960 hospitalized Medicare patients in 1998. A database was constructed from the 1998 MedPAR database. The study population was composed of 141,398 Medicare patients who experienced an ADR (rate of 1.73%). The most common drug classes associated with ADRs were cardiotonic glycosides, adrenal corticosteroids, antineoplastic agents, anticoagulants, and analgesics. The most common associated diagnoses were hypertension, congestive heart failure… CONTINUE READING
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