Role of the centers for education and research on therapeutics (CERTs) in pharmacovigilance and proper use of therapeutics.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on the Assessment of the U.S. Drug Safety System, "The recent highly publicized controversies surrounding the safety of some drugs have contributed to a public perception that the drug safety system is in crisis. It seems fair to say that this perception has created an opportunity for a thorough evaluation of the U.S. drug safety system." The evaluation was focused on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To improve the FDA and its function in the public health system to improve therapeutics, it is critical to understand the contributions of other components.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tilson, HH; Madre, LK; Califf, RM

Published Date

  • August 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 118 - 121

PubMed ID

  • 17632533

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-9236

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.clpt.6100251


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States