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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Preventability of Adverse Drug Events

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2 Pie charts

Pie chart 1

Title: Of fatal, life-threatening & serious events

Preventable 61%

Pie chart 2

Title: Of less serious events

Preventable 34%


Focus on preventable events
High percent of the more serious events were preventable
(Compare to only 43% in the hospital-based study)

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