Adverse drug reactions in patients admitted on internal medicine wards in a district and regional hospital in Uganda.

@article{Tumwikirize2011AdverseDR,
  title={Adverse drug reactions in patients admitted on internal medicine wards in a district and regional hospital in Uganda.},
  author={Winifred Adrine Tumwikirize and Jasper Ogwal-okeng and Asa Vernby and William Wilberforce Anokbonggo and Lars L. Gustafsson and St{\aa}lsby Lundborg},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={72-8}
}
INTRODUCTION The burden of both community and hospital acquired adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are some of the important issues in pharmacotherapy. At the time of this study there was very scanty literature in this area from Africa. OBJECTIVE This study was done to determine the frequency and characteristics of ADRs in patients admitted on medical wards in public hospitals. METHODS This was a longitudinal observational study on 728 adult patients on medical wards in one regional and one… CONTINUE READING

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