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Prevalence and risk factors associated with fatal adverse drug reactions among patients admitted at a Spanish teaching hospital

Published:October 17, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2019.09.011

      Highlights

      • The prevalence of drug-related deaths was 0.74% of hospital admissions, and 0.47% in the case of hospital-acquired drugs.
      • The risk factors associated with drug-related deaths were age, admission at the intensive care unit, and length of stay.
      • The AUC ROC value was 0.82 showing a good predictive potential for the risk factors studied.

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