TABLE 4

ADE Statistics

MeasureResult
TotalTrigger ToolaIncident ReportaChart Review Onlyb
No. of ADEs10789418
ADEs per 100 patients (95% CI)11.10 (9.13–13.50)9.27 (7.45–11.40)0.42 (0.11–1.07)1.88 (1.11–3.00)
ADEs per 1000 patient-days (95% CI)15.70 (12.90–19.00)13.10 (10.50–16.10)0.59 (0.16–1.50)2.64 (1.57–4.18)
ADEs per 1000 medications (95% CI)7.79 (6.39–9.42)6.48 (5.21–7.98)0.29 (0.08–0.74)1.31 (0.78–2.07)
ADEs per 1000 doses (95% CI)1.23 (1.01–1.49)1.02 (0.82–1.26)0.05 (0.01–0.12)0.21 (0.12–0.33)
Patients with ADE
    n, %70 (7.29)
    95% CI55 (5.73)–87 (9.12)
  • a Four ADEs were identified both by the trigger method and voluntary incident report.

  • b All ADEs not associated with a trigger were identified by chart review. Events included hypokalemia (4); tachycardia (3); abdominal pain/nausea/vomiting, altered mental status, anemia, clonus, fever, pruritis, seizures, and stomatitis (1 each); and “other” (3).