Journal Article
Study

Risk factors for hospital admissions associated with adverse drug events.

Kongkaew C; Hann M; Mandal J; Williams SD; Metcalfe D; Noyce PR; Ashcroft DM.

For decades, adverse drug events have been known to be a major cause of hospital admissions. This study identified specific predictors associated with preventable adverse drug event admissions, such as the amount of time since starting a new medication.