Knowledge, attitudes and practice of nurse regarding adverse drug reaction reporting

  title={Knowledge, attitudes and practice of nurse regarding adverse drug reaction reporting},
  author={Somayeh Hanafi and Hassan Torkamandi and Alireza Hayatshahi and Kheirollah Gholami and Mohammadreza Javadi},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of nursing and midwifery research},
BACKGROUND Adverse drug reactions (ADR) are ranked as some of the major causes of patient morbidity and mortality. Spontaneous reporting of ADRs has remained the cornerstone of pharmacovigilance and is important in maintaining patient safety. This study was conducted to assess the nurses' knowledge and attitude towards pharmacovigilance, reasons for not reporting ADRs, and their pharmacovigilance practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire was prepared to investigate knowledge, attitude… CONTINUE READING
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