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Journal Article

Recognition of adverse drug events in older hospitalized medical patients.

Klopotowska JE, Wierenga PC, Smorenburg SM, et al. European journal of clinical pharmacology. 2013;69:75-85.

Medical teams were generally able to recognize serious adverse drug events (ADEs) in hospitalized patients, but were less consistent in identifying ADEs with more subtle symptoms or those resulting only in abnormal laboratory test results.