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Prevalence, nature, severity and preventability of adverse drug events in mental health settings: findings from the MedicAtion relateD harm in mEntal health hospitals (MADE) study.

Alshehri GH, Ashcroft DM, Nguyen J, et al. Prevalence, nature, severity and preventability of adverse drug events in mental health settings: findings from the MedicAtion relateD harm in mEntal health hospitals (MADE) study. Drug Saf. 2021;44(8):877-888. doi: 10.1007/s40264-021-01088-6.

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August 11, 2021
Alshehri GH, Ashcroft DM, Nguyen J, et al. Drug Saf. 2021;44(8):877-888.

Adverse drug events (ADE) can occur in any healthcare setting. Using retrospective record review from three mental health hospitals, clinical pharmacists confirmed that ADEs were common, and that nearly one-fifth of those were considered preventable.

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Alshehri GH, Ashcroft DM, Nguyen J, et al. Prevalence, nature, severity and preventability of adverse drug events in mental health settings: findings from the MedicAtion relateD harm in mEntal health hospitals (MADE) study. Drug Saf. 2021;44(8):877-888. doi: 10.1007/s40264-021-01088-6.