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Frequency of and risk factors for preventable medication-related hospital admissions in the Netherlands.

Leendertse AJ, Egberts ACG, Stoker LJ, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(17):1890-1896.

Nearly half of all hospital admissions for adverse drug events in this study were preventable. The study further elucidates patient factors associated with preventable medication-related admissions.