• Study
  • Published August 2016

Identification and characterization of adverse drug events in primary care.

Adverse drug events are prevalent in outpatient care. In this study, pharmacists and physicians reviewed electronic health records and conducted telephone interviews with patients to determine whether they experienced an adverse drug event during a change in medications. Less than 10% of patients experienced an adverse drug event, which the authors conclude represents an improvement compared to prior studies.

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