Techniques of Postmarketing Surveillance: An Overview

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Abstract

While there are many systems available for postmarketing surveillance today, none is ideal for every situation. Recent progress has been made through computerised data bases which allows for rapid identification of patients with diseases or drugs of interest. Careful planning, with attention to the relative strengths and weaknesses of each, will permit the investigator to choose the optimum system to answer the postmarketing surveillance problem. While postmarketing surveillance cannot prevent adverse drug reactions, it can increase the safety of drug use and detect adverse reactions early, thereby limiting the cost to our population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-246
Number of pages10
JournalMedical Toxicology
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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