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Prevalence vs. Rate of Preventable ADE's
Chart showing Prevalence vs. Rate of Preventable ADE's based on Prevalence and Preventable Adverse Events
Drugs included are:
- Antibiotics (0.8, 0.1)
- Cardiovascular (1, 1)
- Opioids (0.4, 0.3)
- NSAIDS (0.4, 0.6)
- Diuretics (0.6, 0.9)
- Antidepressants (0.2, 0.2)
- Hypoglycemics (0.2, 0.4)
- Anticoagulants (0.2, 0.4)
- Antiseizure (0.1, 0.2)
Half of the 65+ patients on Cardiovascular drugs which accounts for its high volume of ADE's.
Antibiotics also are very common, but far fewer ADE's.
In contrast, Anticoagulants are 1/7th as common, yet have a relatively high rate of ADE's.
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