Preventability of adverse drug reactions leading to hospital admission – assessment of inter-rater variability within the Network of Regional Pharmacovigilance Centers

S. Schmiedl, J. Szymanski, M. Rottenkolber, B. Drewelow, K. May, M. Hippius, K. Farker, J. Hasford & P. A. Thürmann
Background and aim: Preventability of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) is a matter of public concern and usually evaluated using pre-defined questions and algorithms. Assessment of preventability of ADRs is characterised by a significant inter-rater variability (IRV). Within the German Network of Regional[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]