Physician reporting of adverse drug reactions. Results of the Rhode Island Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Project.

@article{Scott1990PhysicianRO,
  title={Physician reporting of adverse drug reactions. Results of the Rhode Island Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Project.},
  author={Harold D Scott and A Thacher-Renshaw and Sara E Rosenbaum and William J Waters and Michael Green and Leslie G Andrews and Gerald A Faich},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1990},
  volume={263 13},
  pages={1785-8}
}
The Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Md, contracted with the Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, to conduct a project to increase reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions through physician education. Voluntary reporting, an important part of postmarketing surveillance that signals potential problems with marketed drugs, historically has been underused by physicians. After 2 years, there was a more than 17-fold increase in reports submitted directly from Rhode Island… CONTINUE READING

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