Emergency department visits for antibiotic-associated adverse events.

@article{Shehab2008EmergencyDV,
  title={Emergency department visits for antibiotic-associated adverse events.},
  author={Nadine Shehab and P. Patel and A. Srinivasan and D. Budnitz},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={
          735-43
        }
}
  • Nadine Shehab, P. Patel, +1 author D. Budnitz
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • BACKGROUND Drug-related adverse events are an under-appreciated consequence of antibiotic use, and the national magnitude and scope of these events have not been studied. Our objective was to estimate and compare the numbers and rates of emergency department (ED) visits for drug-related adverse events associated with systemic antibiotics in the United States by drug class, individual drug, and event type. METHODS We analyzed drug-related adverse events from the National Electronic Injury… CONTINUE READING
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