Tag: adverse drug events

1. Continuation of statins after an adverse event is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events (stroke or myocardial infarction) and death. 2. Study results may assist patients and their doctors in weighing the benefits and risks of statin therapy and help them to select a treatment plan that is...
1. The prevalence of emergency department visits for adverse drug events in the United States was estimated to be 4 per 1000 individuals in 2013 and 2014. 2. The most common drug classes implicated were anticoagulants, antibiotics, diabetes agents, and opioid analgesics. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)        Study Rundown: Outpatient adverse drug...
Image: PD 1. The use of a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) program in a large, tertiary pediatric hospital was associated with over 3 times increased risk of mortality when compared to patients admitted to the same center prior to CPOE implementation. 2. CPOE implementation resulted in increased physician time placing...