Figure 4: Assessment of the preventability
of adverse drug reactions Probably preventable 56 Not preventable 44 Note: Table made from pie chart.
To rule out any systematic error or bias, and to take in to account for variability due to the subjective nature of applying P-Method, a random sample including 10% of all the pADR reports in each year was selected and re-assessed for preventability
by an independent evaluator at the FDA.
Epidemiological patterns and preventability
of traumatic hand amputations among adults in Greece.
A descriptive model of preventability
in maternal morbidity and mortality.
Frequency and preventability
of adverse drug reactions in paediatric patients.
Judge Alan Large, resuming the inquest, said he will look at issues such as the circumstances of his death, and the "preventability
" of it, by looking at the regiment's disciplinary and punishment regime.
and consequences of adverse events in older people: results of a retrospective case-note review.
(2012) Percentage of patients with preventable adverse drug reactions and preventability
of adverse drug reactions--A meta-analysis.
To the extent that individuals within the system focus on adjudicating preventability
, or whether deviation from standard of care occurred, distraction from the primary goal of improving care may result.
Studies in epidemiology and preventability
of rheumatic fever.
Yet the awareness of the problem and its preventability
as well as the political commitment to act to prevent childhood injuries remains unacceptably low.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) periodically issues practice bulletins on the subject of shoulder dystocia, the most recent one written in 2002 and reaffirmed in 2013.2 These bulletins are, of necessity, relatively brief summaries of current thinking about the causes, pathophysiology, treatment, and preventability
of shoulder dystocia and associated brachial plexus injuries.
After implementing its reporting system, the VHA experienced a 30-fold increase in the reporting of events within 10 months, and a 100 percent increase in the perceived preventability
of events with nearly all analyses being able to recommend a solution.
These criteria were severity indices, associated cost, preventability
, and public interest.
All the reported ADRs were assessed for their preventability
using the modified criteria of Schumock and Thornton's by Lau et al.,  and were categorized into "Definitely preventable," "probably preventable," and "not preventable."