pharm ch 5
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any undesirable occurrence related to administration of or failure to administer a prescribed medication
adverse drug event
unexpected, unintended, or excessive responses to medications given at therapeutic dosages - (as opposed to overdose). one type of adverse drug event.
adverse drug reaction
an immunologic reaction resulting from an unusual sensitivity of a patient to a particular medication; a type of adverse drug event and a subtype of adverse drug reactions
any abnormal and unexpected response to a medication, other than an allergic reaction, that is peculiar to an individual patient
a broad term used to refer to any errors at any point in patient care that cause of have the potential to cause patient harm.
any preventable adverse drug event involving inappropriate medication use by a patient or health care professional; they may or may not cause the patient harm
a procedure implemented by health care providers to maintain an accurate and pu to date list of medications for all patients between all phases of health care delivery.
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