Prevalence of fatal adverse drug reactions in hospitalized patients.

@article{Cabello2009PrevalenceOF,
  title={Prevalence of fatal adverse drug reactions in hospitalized patients.},
  author={Alfredo Pardo Cabello and L G Gonz{\'a}lez Contreras and M V Manzano Gamero and F J G{\'o}mez Jim{\'e}nez and E Puche Ca{\~n}as},
  journal={International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={596-602}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of the present study were to assess the prevalence of fatal adverse drug reactions (FADRs) in a hospitalized population, identify the drugs involved and investigate reported risk factors for these events. METHODS The study population of this retrospective, single-centre case study comprised 289 patients dying between 1 January 2004 and 31 December 2004 and registered in the Cause of Death Register of a teaching hospital. All compiled data were recorded by two observers… CONTINUE READING

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