Use of secondary population-based databases to evaluate the safety of medications

Public concern is increasing over the safety of medicines, particularly serious adverse events detected after extensive use of products in the general marketplace. In this review paper, we summarize the data resources available for detection and evaluation of safety signals and critically describe t...

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Main Authors: Tennis, Patricia, Andrews, Elizabeth B. (Author), Lanza, Lee (Author), Johannes, Catherine (Author)
Corporate Author: RTI International
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Research Triangle Park, NC RTI Press September 2008, 2008
Series:Methods report
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Public concern is increasing over the safety of medicines, particularly serious adverse events detected after extensive use of products in the general marketplace. In this review paper, we summarize the data resources available for detection and evaluation of safety signals and critically describe these resources and methods used in drug safety research
Item Description:"RTI Press publication MR-0007-0809."
Physical Description:1 PDF file (28 pages) illustrations