Characteristics of ambulatory anticoagulant adverse drug events: a descriptive study

  title={Characteristics of ambulatory anticoagulant adverse drug events: a descriptive study},
  author={Andrea L Long and Lisa M Bendz and Monica M. Horvath and Heidi B. Cozart and Julie A Eckstrand and Julie M. Whitehurst and Jeffrey Ferranti},
  booktitle={Thrombosis journal},
BACKGROUND Despite the high frequency with which adverse drug events (ADEs) occur in outpatient settings, detailed information regarding these events remains limited. Anticoagulant drugs are associated with increased safety concerns and are commonly involved in outpatient ADEs. We therefore sought to evaluate ambulatory anticoagulation ADEs and the patient population in which they occurred within the Duke University Health System (Durham, NC, USA). METHODS A retrospective chart review of… CONTINUE READING


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