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A practical handbook on the pharmacovigilance of antiretroviral medicines / World Health Organization.

Author:
World Health Organization [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Geneva : World Health Organization, 2009.
Description:
xiii, 133 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary note:
"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.
Notes:
Includes glossary.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-126).
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.
Other format(s):
Also available via the World Wide Web.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Handbooks
ISBN:
  • 9241547944 (pbk)
  • 9789241547949 (pbk.)
OCLC:
603069049
RCP:
C - O