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Author World Health Organization

Title A practical handbook on the pharmacovigilance of antiretroviral medicines / World Health Organization
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 133 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Passive or active pharmacovigilance? -- Spontaneous reporting -- Cohort event monitoring -- Data processing -- Special types of event -- Relationship/causality assessment -- Signal identification -- Strengthening the signal -- Identifying risk factors -- Analyses -- Differences between spontaneous reporting and CEM -- Organization -- Communication -- Annexes
Summary "This is a detailed manual giving a step by step approach to undertaking the pharmacovigilance of antiretrovirals. It is intended to be a source of practical advice for Pharmacovigilance Centres and health professionals involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programmes. A number of WHO publications are available that provide a background to pharmacovigilance and, as far as possible, that material will not be repeated here."--Publisher's description
Analysis Drug monitoring
Drugs -- Side effect
Notes Includes glossary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-126)
Subject Drug monitoring.
Antiretroviral agents.
Drugs -- Side effects -- Reporting.
Anti-Retroviral Agents -- Handbooks -- adverse effects
Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems -- Handbooks
Drug Monitoring -- Handbooks
Drug Utilization Review -- Handbooks -- methods
Drug Monitoring
Drug Utilization Review
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems
Product Surveillance, Postmarketing
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Drugs -- Side effects -- Reporting.
Antiretroviral agents.
Drug monitoring.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
manuals (instructional materials)
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011499264
ISBN 9241547944