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Pharmacovigilance

  • Michael KaedingEmail author
  • Julia Schmälter
  • Christoph Klika
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Abstract

In this chapter, the fundamentals of pharmacovigilance are outlined with a particular emphasis on the role of healthcare professionals in reporting adverse drug reactions (ADRs). It also explains why pharmacovigilance is specifically important regarding biological medicinal products (biologicals).

Keywords

Healthcare Professional Spontaneous Reporting Marketing Authorisation Causality Assessment Batch Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Kaeding
    • 1
    Email author
  • Julia Schmälter
    • 1
  • Christoph Klika
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PolitikwissenschaftUniversität Duisburg-Essen Institut für PolitikwissenschaftDuisburgGermany

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