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A Practical handbook on the pharmacovigilance of antimalarial medicines.
imprint
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, c2008.
description
viii, 108 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
ISBN
9241547499, 9789241547499
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imprint
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, c2008.
isbn
9241547499
9789241547499
contents note
A. Introduction -- B. Passive or active pharmacovigilance? -- C. Spontaneous reporting -- D. Cohort event monitoring -- E. Data processing -- F. Special types of event -- G. Relationship/causality assessment -- H. Signal identification -- I. Strengthening the signal -- J. Identifying risk factors -- K. Analyses -- L. Differences between spontaneous reporting and cohort event monitoring -- M. Organization -- N. Communication -- Annex.
abstract
This publication is a detailed manual giving a step by step approach to undertaking the pharmacovigilance of antimalarials. It provides information on spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions as a complement to other WHO publications. In addition, it provides details on how to conduct cohort event monitoring, which is a method of active safety surveillance collecting information on all adverse events occurring after treatment. It also details how to perform causality assessment and signal identification, applicable to both methods of surveillance.--Publisher's description.
catalogue key
7081620
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