Tag Archives: Reported Adverse Events (RAEs)

Antipsychotics for Delirium in General Hospitals (International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry)

Summary This article discusses a prospective observational study, conducted over 1 year at 33 general hospitals in Japan, into the risks and benefits of antipsychotics for older patients with delirium in general hospital settings. Of 2834 patients who developed delirium, 2453 … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Fined $1.1bn Over Risperdal: Subversion of Science? (BBC Health News / Drug Dangers)

Summary The drugs giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered by a US judge to pay $1.1bn (£690m) for downplaying the risks involved in taking its anti-psychotic drug Risperdal (Risperidone). This is only the latest of fines the company … Continue reading

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The Impact of Dementia on Adverse Events in Older People Admitted to the Acute General Hospital

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract This study investigates the risk factors for reported adverse events (RAEs) in the acute hospital, in particular cognitive impairment … Continue reading

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