Adverse Drug Events and Contributing Factors Among Hospitalized Adult Patients at Jimma Medical Center, Southwest Ethiopia: A Prospective Observational Study


Sahilu T., Getachew M., Melaku T., Sheleme T.

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, vol.93, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.curtheres.2020.100611
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
  • Keywords: Adverse drug event, Contributing factor, Incidence rate, Independent predictor, Patient safety, Prospective observational study, GLOBAL TRIGGER TOOL, RISK-FACTORS, CAUSALITY ASSESSMENT, PREVENTABILITY, PREVALENCE, INPATIENTS, SEVERITY, SAFETY, WARDS

Abstract

Background: Adverse drug events (ADEs) are common complications of clinical care resulting in significant morbidity, mortality, and high clinical expenditure. Population-level estimates of inpatient ADEs are limited in Ethiopia.