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Hospitalizations and deaths related to adverse drug events worldwide: systematic review of studies with national coverage.

Silva LT, Modesto ACF, Amaral RG, et al. Hospitalizations and deaths related to adverse drug events worldwide: systematic review of studies with national coverage. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2022;78(3):435-466. doi: 10.1007/s00228-021-03238-2

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May 25, 2022
Silva LT, Modesto ACF, Amaral RG, et al. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2022;78(3):435-466.

Adverse drug events (ADEs) can result in serious patient harm. This systematic review of 62 studies found that hospitalizations related to ADEs ranged from 10 to 383 events per 100,000 people, whereas deaths due to ADEs ranged from 0.1 to 8 per 100,000 people.