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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Pediatrics: ADE vs. Voluntary Reporting (12 mo)

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Bar graph showing rate of reporting for adverse drug events (ADEs) in the pediatric department over a 12-month period comparing the ADE project (ADE-S) versus voluntary reporting (VRS):

  • Analgesic-Narcotic: VRS, 4; ADE-S, 10.
  • Anticoagulant: VRS, 1; ADE-S, 7.
  • Antimicrobial: VRS, 3; ADE-S, 19.
  • Cardiovascular: VRS, 4; ADE-S, 1.
  • Diuretic: VRS, 0; ADE-S, 0.
  • Hypoglycemic: VRS, 1; ADE-S, 4.
  • Immunosuppressant: VRS, 3; ADE-S, 0.
  • Electrolyte Supplementation: VRS, 5; ADE-S, 14.
  • Sedative/hypnotic: VRS, 2; ADE-S, 2.
  • Miscellaneous: VRS, 1; ADE-S, 2.

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