Drug related admissions to medical wards: a population based survey.

  title={Drug related admissions to medical wards: a population based survey.},
  author={Jesper Hallas and Lars Freng Gram and E. Grodum and Niels Damsbo and Kim Br\osen and Torben Helge Haghfelt and Bent Harvald and J Beck-Nielsen and Jesper Worm and Klaus B. Jensen},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={33 1},
1. In total 1999 consecutive admissions to six medical wards were subjected to a prospective high-intensity drug event monitoring scheme to assess the extent and pattern of admissions caused by adverse drug reactions (ADRs) or dose related therapeutic failures (TF), in a population-based design. The wards were sub-specialised in general medicine, geriatrics, endocrinology, cardiology, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology. 2. Considering definite, probable and possible drug events, the… CONTINUE READING