MiniMed 2014 Episode 3 – Are Medications Safe? The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Despite extensive testing, many people die or are hospitalized from adverse reactions to medications. Using epidemiologic approaches, scientists can evaluate the risks and benefits of drugs used by the population. We will discuss examples of the usefulness of epidemiology in evaluating medications used for various illnesses and as well introduce the new Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies, which examines the safety of medications used by Canadians.

Guests: Dr. Samy Suissa and Dr. Pierre Ernst

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    February 18, 2015 at 2:57 pm