Broader Uses of Post-Marketing Surveillance

  • Judith K. Jones
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 39)


Since post-marketing surveillance has been functionally defined in many ways and can encompass a large number of activities, it is important to keep the output of any effort or system combining various efforts in mind. Various efforts of coordinating information on drug use go through a prolonged process and have various outcomes, but the overall goal is to optimize drug utilization and minimize preventable adverse effects.


Spontaneous Report Preventable Adverse Effect Drug Abuse Warning Network Patient Package Insert Suspected Event 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith K. Jones
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  1. 1.Division of Drug Experience Office of Biometrics and EpidemiologyBureau of Drugs, Food and Drug AdministrationRockvilleUSA

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