Network to cut drug reactions

Serious adverse drug reactions (SADRs) are estimated to be the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States. Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dan Roden, M.D. thinks that there’s something we can do about that. Roden and other experts want to establish a global network to cut down on SADRs. Predictive genetic tests and DNA databanks might allow doctors to better predict and prevent SADRs. Read more about this issue at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu

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One response to “Network to cut drug reactions

  1. All medical and paramedical people should have access to a good website and/or book to be able to recognize adverse reactions of drugs and interactions of drugs, herbals, and food.
    Should be a must . . .
    Faithfully,
    Jerome Z. Litt, MD

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