Potential drug interactions prevalence in intensive care units.

@article{Hammes2008PotentialDI,
  title={Potential drug interactions prevalence in intensive care units.},
  author={Jean Andr{\'e} Hammes and F. Pfuetzenreiter and Fabr{\'i}zio da Silveira and A. Koenig and G. Westphal},
  journal={Revista Brasileira de terapia intensiva},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          349-54
        }
}
  • Jean André Hammes, F. Pfuetzenreiter, +2 authors G. Westphal
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Revista Brasileira de terapia intensiva
  • OBJECTIVES Drug interactions occur when effects and/or toxicity of a drug are affected by presence of another drug. They are usually unpredictable and undesirable. A study was conducted to verify the prevalence and clinical value of potential drug interactions in intensive care units METHODS All patients, of three intensive care units were included in a cross-sectional study, over a period of two months. Patients with less than a 2 days length of stay were excluded. Data were collected from… CONTINUE READING

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