Utility of a trigger tool (TRIGGER-CHRON) to detect adverse events associated with high-alert medications in patients with multimorbidity

Review of 720 charts at 12 Spanish hospitals noted 908 positive triggers which resulted in the detection of 158 adverse drug reactions by at least one high-alert medication. Authors conclude the TRIGGER-CHRON tool can be useful to measure effects of a safety improvement programme


European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy