Stephens' Detection of New Adverse Drug Reactions, Fifth Edition

Stephens' Detection of New Adverse Drug Reactions, Fifth Edition

Editor(s): John Talbot, Patrick Waller

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780470845523

Online ISBN: 9780470014196

DOI: 10.1002/0470014199

About this Book

A key text for all those involved in pharmacovigilance.

Detection of new adverse drug reactions is fundamental to the protection of patients from harm that may occur as a result of medication. This book explores the methods used to investigate new adverse drug reactions, discussing all elements from the scientific background and animal toxicology through to worldwide regulatory and ethical issues.

Stephens' Detection of New Adverse Drug Reactions provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of material fundamentally important to all those active in the field, whether they work in the pharmaceutical industry, drug regulatory authorities or in academia.

The fifth edition of this classic reference work includes new chapters on:

  • vaccine safety surveillance
  • managing drug safety issues with marketed products
  • operational aspects of drug safety function
  • safety of biotechnology products
  • future of pharmacovigilance

Reviews of previous editions:

"This book surpasses all its educational aims. Not only is the subject matter covered comprehensively but the material is presented in a very user-friendly manner. The editors have succeeded in producing a highly-specific, definitive reference book which doubles as a most enjoyable read."
-Commended by the 1999 BMA Medical Book Competition

"For anyone entering the field of adverse reaction monitoring one could not wish for a better primer"
-International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine

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