Adverse Drug Reactions

Authored by: McKenzie C. Ferguson , Matthew J. Hammer

Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9781841848198
eBook ISBN: 9781351124874
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All drugs pose some risk to a patient. Proper patient evaluation, prescribing, monitoring, and follow-up is essential to ensuring safe medication use. Health care practitioners are responsible for assessing benefit to risk in each patient receiving pharmacotherapy.

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