Journal Article

Incidence, severity and preventability of medication-related visits to the emergency department: a prospective study.

Zed PJ; Abu-Laban RB; Balen RM; Loewen PS; Hohl CM; Brubacher JR; Wilbur K; Wiens MO; Samoy LJ; Lacaria K; Purssell RA.

In this Canadian study, nearly 1 in 8 emergency department visits were related to medication issues, most commonly adverse drug events and nonadherence to medications.