Hospital admissions for 'drug-induced' disorders in England: a study using the Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) database.

@article{Waller2005HospitalAF,
  title={Hospital admissions for 'drug-induced' disorders in England: a study using the Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) database.},
  author={Patrick C. Waller and Mary M. Conlie Shaw and Davidson Ho and Saad Mohd Shakir and Sadeghi Seyed Ebrahim},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          213-9
        }
}
AIMS To review Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data for England coded as being 'drug induced' during 1996-2000 and to consider their potential utility for assessing the public health burden of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and studying drug safety. METHODS ICD-10 codes including the words 'drug-induced' or 'due to' a medicine or which are recognized to be invariably caused by a drug were extracted along with external cause codes indicating that a drug was implicated (i.e. Y40-59 in ICD-10… CONTINUE READING
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