adverse events

adverse events, the negative, health-diminishing side effects or secondary illnesses that can occur as a result of treatment.
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In a large controlled clinical trial (Study 934), adverse events observed in greater than or equal to 5% of patients in the Viread/Emtriva/efavirenz group include dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, and rash, sinusitis, depression, insomnia, and abnormal dreams.
22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adverse events for patients being treated for heart attack and heart failure have declined, according to a new study published in the January 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
The paper by Sharek and colleagues in this issue of Health Services Research describes some of the characteristics of a method of measuring adverse events in hospitalized patients.
Little information is made public about adverse events in hospitals, even though public disclosure can help clinicians improve patient safety, according to a government report.
Third, product labels must include the responsible person's domestic street address or phone number to which people may send reports of adverse events.
They also found that more than 50 percent of these adverse events were due to a medical error.
The new release includes more tools and features for discovering and investigating signals in greater depth, exploring varied combinations of factors that trigger adverse events and simplifying analysis of safety data.
As long as the retailer agrees to forward all reports of adverse events to the manufacturer, it will be the manufacturer's responsibility to submit all reports to FDA.
They also looked at rates of specific adverse events.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) will present an educational tele-seminar on February 22 to teach the dietary supplements industry how to take any reports of serious adverse events associated with their products.
To help companies train staff and put policies in place as they prepare to comply with the new law, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) now offers an educational program, "Adverse Event Reporting: How to Comply with the New Law," which explains the law, educates companies on how to take any reports of serious adverse events associated with products, and assists companies with developing their own AER system.

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