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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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ADE Severity in the Ambulatory Setting

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Pie chart showing severity range of ADE's in the ambulatory setting.

  • Less Serious 60%
  • Fatal 0.6%
  • Life-threatening 11.1%
  • Serious 28.3%


Less Serious = Non Urticarial Rash or fall without fracture
Serious = Urticaria or fall with fracture
Life threatening = hemorrhage with hypotension or ARF requiring hospitalization

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