Adverse drug event
An adverse event (ADE) is any undesirable experience associated with the use of a medical product in a patient. The event is serious and should be reported to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when the patient outcome is:
- Congenital Anomaly/Birth Defect
- Required Intervention to Prevent Permanent Impairment or Damage (Devices)
- Other Serious (Important Medical Events)
Clinical Decision Support
Rules for ADE are often used in clinical decision support systems.
- Drug-drug interaction
- Drug-allergy interaction
- Drug-food interaction
- Drug-laboratory interaction
- Drug-tobacco interaction
- Risk factors for adverse drug events
- Criteria for assessing high-priority drug-drug interactions for clinical decision support in electronic health records
- Can Utilizing a Computer Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Prevent Hospital Medical Errors and Adverse Drug Events?
- What is a Serious Adverse Event? FDA.