13 Apr 2010

NYT's says doctors ignore reports of adverse side effects

Posted by paulandrew

OK, so the news is that somebody is noticing this phenomenon, of patients reporting adverse side effects of medications, and basically being ignored. If you’ve been on heavy duty medication before, you know this to be true. Now it’s being researched more carefully?

Why? Because for pharma companies developing drugs, they want data that’s as high quality as possible. Right now all they get is data that’s highly filtered through doctors and nurses.

The net of it is “listen closely and take your patients seriously.” Here’s the article:



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