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Hypoglycaemic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Management: The Predominant Adverse Drug Reaction Presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department of The University Hospital of The West Indies

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555–60
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Drug-induced hypoglycaemia among patients with diabetes mellitus accounted for 56.3% of the adverse drug reactions cases and most of the patients had comorbidities and were on multi-drug therapy.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Pharmacovigilance: Healthcare Professionals’ Role in Benefits versus Harm Analysis of Drugs Use

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73–5
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It is the responsibility of all healthcare professionals to participate in ‘pharmacovigilance’. This review aims to sensitize Caribbean healthcare professionals to what is Pharmacovigilance and how their active involvement is imperative to the benefit versus harm evaluation of drugs.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013
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