Collection, Evaluation and Assessment of Adverse Drug Reactions on the Oncology Ward

NCT ID: NCT01058122


Title
Collection, Evaluation and Assessment of Adverse Drug Reactions on the Oncology Ward
Purpose
The proposed cohort study collected within a 5-month observation period adverse drug reaction (Adverse Drug Events - ADE) in patients at the Department of Oncology at the University of Zurich. ADE have been recorded using prospective monitoring and assessed using standardized algorithms regarding causality and severity. Data sources included information from the medical records, laboratory values and internal rounds. Additional information has been collected using a standardized patient questionnaire. The primary endpoints of this study are to determine the frequency of ADE, the comparison of the quality of data sources and collection methods for the detection of ADE in regard to patient characteristics, size, number of medications, the category of ADE, severity, causation, diagnosis, hospitalization, cause of hospitalization and medication cause. Secondary endpoint is the assessment of the ADE causality, severity and predictability.
Details
Conditions
Adverse Drug Reactions
Keywords
Adverse drug reactions in patients on the oncology ward
Source
University of Zurich
Sponsors
University of Zurich, Ylinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
26 Jan 2010
URL
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Locations
Switzerland