Prescription-event monitoring (PEM) is a valuable and well-established method of hypothesis-generating pharmacovigilance. Its use since 1984 has produced a substantial database which itself forms an important research tool. PEM has found its own place in pharmacovigilance and is at its best in monitoring drugs receiving wide-spread, long-term GP use. The method lends itself to validation of individual case reports and allows the data to be explored by well-established epidemio-logical and clinical research techniques.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Drug Free Life

Drug Free Life

How To Beat Drugs And Be On Your Way To Full Recovery. In this book, you will learn all about: Background Info On Drugs, Psychological Treatments Statistics, Rehab, Hypnosis and Much MORE.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment