Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)

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Which of the following is the leading cause of morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare cost?

Adverse drug reactions

What percentage of hospital admissions are caused by ADRs?

3% to 5%

What is the general definition of an ADR according to the World Health Organization (WHO)?

A harmful response to a drug that is noxious, unpleasant, and unintended

What is not included in the definition of an ADR?


What percentage of hospitalized patients experience serious and fatal adverse drug reactions?

5% to 7%

Test your knowledge on adverse drug reactions (ADRs) with this quiz. Learn about the impact of ADRs on morbidity, mortality, healthcare costs, and clinical outcomes. Explore the prevalence of ADRs and their role in hospitalization and prolonged hospital stays.

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