Assessing the Performance Characteristics of Signals Used by a Clinical Event Monitor to Detect Adverse Drug Reactions in the Nursing Home

@article{Handler2008AssessingTP,
  title={Assessing the Performance Characteristics of Signals Used by a Clinical Event Monitor to Detect Adverse Drug Reactions in the Nursing Home},
  author={Steven M. Handler and Joseph T. Hanlon and Subashan Perera and Melissa I. Saul and Douglas B. Fridsma and Shyam Visweswaran and Stephanie A. Studenski and Yazan F. Roumani and Nicholas G. Castle and David A. Nace and Michael J. Becich},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2008},
  pages={278-82}
}
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a common cause of morbidity and mortality in the nursing home (NH) setting. Traditional non-automated mechanisms for ADR detection are time-consuming, costly, and fail to detect the majority of ADRs. We describe the implementation and pharmacist evaluation of a clinical event monitor using signals previously developed by… CONTINUE READING