We know that many adverse drug events could be prevented. In particular, research suggests 30% of preventable ADEs are repeat events – when a patient has an ADE that is the same as one they previously suffered, caused by the same drug(s).
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We’re building an electronic platform to:
 Improve ADE documentation and reporting in daily healthcare practice, and;
 Use the resulting ADE information to generate timely patient- and medication-specific alerts about previous ADEs
We believe drawing on diverse expertise is key to preventing ADEs.
Our research programme blends qualitative approaches, such as ethnography, participatory design workshops, and integrated knowledge translation, with more conventional research designs, such as systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials.