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    • Adverse drug reactions in an Iranian department of adult infectious diseases 

      Kourorian, Z.; Fattahi, F.; Pourpak, Z.; Rasoolinejad, M.; Gholami, K. (‎2009)‎
      This study aimed to assess the frequency and severity of adverse drug reactions [‎ADRs]‎ [‎WHO definition]‎ in hospitalized adult patients in an infectious diseases referral ward in Tehran. Of 281 patients evaluated over 6 months, a total of 170 suspected ADRs were reported among 101 patients [‎35.9%]‎. The most commonly affected organ system was gastrointestinal [‎47.5%]‎, and the most common class of drugs responsible was anti-infectives [‎93.1%]‎. ADRs were high among HIV-positive patients [‎82.9%]‎, mainly due to anti-tuberculosis drugs. Attention to ...
    • Characterization and application of physiologically based phamacokinetic models in risk assessment 

      International Programme on Chemical Safety; Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (‎2010)‎
    • Prevalence and preventability of adverse drug events in a teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study 

      Benkirane, R.; Pariente, A.; Achour, S.; Ouammi, L.; Azzouzi, A.; Soulaymani, R. (‎2009)‎
      We determined the prevalence of adverse drug events [‎ADEs]‎ in a general teaching hospital in Rabat, Morocco. We performed a 5-day cross-sectional study of hospital departments recruiting inpatients and outpatients. Among the 1390 patients surveyed, 59 [‎4.2%]‎ experienced at least 1 ADE and for 20 patients [‎1.4%]‎ the ADE was responsible for hospitalization or prolongation of hospitalization. The ADE was classified as serious in 28 patients. Of the total of 76 ADEs, 10 [‎13.2%]‎ were categorized as preventable; 6 of these occurred during the treatment ...