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Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) in Older Adults | Comorbid Conditions Repeat Hospital Admissions

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult who has been admitted to the hospital for an adverse drug reaction (ADR).

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

adverse effects, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

T36-T50

Description:

Zhang et al identified comorbid conditions in older adults that contribute to repeat admissions for adverse drug reactions (ADRs). These can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management to reduce this risk. The authors are from the University of Western Australia.

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