Using t codes as a tool to detect under-reporting adverse drug events

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHEN, Chi-Hua (Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chi-Hua Chen: Department of Pharmacy, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan , Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
    Tzu-Yu Lin: Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Chang Gung Memorial Hospital of the C.G.M.F, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
    Chi-Yuan Cheng: Department of Clinical Pharmacy Service, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
    Shin-Tarng Deng: Department of Pharmacy Administration, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Codes from categories T36-T50 in the ICD-10-CM code system may suggest adverse effect of drugs, medicaments and biological substances.

    Purpose

    The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of using this set of T codes (T36-T50) to identify the adverse drug events (ADEs).

    Methods

    The T Codes Surveillance System (TCSS) was..

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