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Pharmacovigilance: When to Report Adverse Reactions to Contrast Media

  • Doris I. Stenver
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The main objective of pharmacovigilance is the early detection of new adverse drug reactions. Health care professionals play a key role in safety surveillance, as they are frontline observers if serious and unexpected adverse effects occur. They are obliged to report their observations and suspicions to the regulatory authorities, thereby enabling the authorities to react in an appropriate and timely manner.

Keywords

Adverse Drug Reaction Health Care Professional Medicinal Product Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Adverse Drug Reaction Report 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Danish Health and Medicines Authority (DHMA)Department of Drug Safety Surveillance and Medical DevicesKøbenhavn SDenmark

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