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APRIL 2008: Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link conference (reports)

Not all healthcare professionals are as informed about side effects as they could be. At a conference on adverse psychiatric reactions the underlying message was that greater awareness, in both healthcare professionals and patients, about drug side effects is needed. Lin-Nam Wang reports

by Lin-Nam Wang

Not all healthcare professionals are as informed about side effects as they could be. At a conference on adverse psychiatric reactions the underlying message was that greater awareness, in both healthcare professionals and patients, about drug side effects is needed. Lin-Nam Wang reports

Beware of how side effects are masked

Adverse effects of drugs used in anaesthesia

Are changes to prescriber education needed?

Put little weight on evidence showing that there are no risks

Yellow card system far from perfect

Views from lay delegates and lay speakers

 

The annual conference of Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link (APRIL) took place in London on 6 November 2008. APRIL is a charity founded by Millie Kieve, who believes that the death of her daughter was caused by psychiatric adverse drug reactions

 

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 10040719

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