The epidemiology of adverse drug events and medication errors among psychiatric inpatients in Japan: the JADE study

@inproceedings{Ayani2016TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of adverse drug events and medication errors among psychiatric inpatients in Japan: the JADE study},
  author={Nobutaka Ayani and Mio Sakuma and Takeshi Morimoto and Toshiaki Kikuchi and Koichiro Watanabe and Jin Narumoto and Kenji Fukui},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the epidemiology of adverse drug events (ADEs) and medication errors in psychiatric inpatients is limited outside Western countries. The nature of ADEs and medication errors are important for improving the quality of care worldwide; therefore, we conducted the Japan Adverse Drug Events Study, a series of cohort studies at several settings in Japan. METHODS This report included 448 inpatients with 22,733 patient-days in a psychiatric hospital and psychiatric units at a… CONTINUE READING