Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting.

@article{Gurwitz2003IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting.},
  author={Jerry H. Gurwitz and Terry S. Field and Leslie R. Harrold and Jeffrey M. Rothschild and Kristin Debellis and Andrew C. Seger and Cynthia A Cadoret and Leslie S. Fish and Lawrence Garber and Michael Kelleher and David W. Bates},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2003},
  volume={289 9},
  pages={1107-16}
}
CONTEXT Adverse drug events, especially those that may be preventable, are among the most serious concerns about medication use in older persons cared for in the ambulatory clinical setting. OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence and preventability of adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory clinical setting. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS… CONTINUE READING