Patient safety has
received growing attention worldwide sin last decade or two in clinical
research. Identification and immediate reporting of an Adverse Event (AE) has
always been one of the key parameters to assess and observer patient’s safety
in clinical research. Compromise to the patient safety was evident as critical
violation of the International Harmonization Conference (ICH) - Good Clinical
Practice (GCP) requirements of clinical research.
This review was
written after comprehensive and critical assessment of the research conducted
by G. Ross Baker et.al. This review provided a synthesis of key principles of
identification of AEs and determination of their preventability. It examined
detail article structure considering the sample size, research population and
relevance to the research topic. The review further critiqued on the article
authority and creditability of the journal to authenticate the research. This
review also commented on the other relevant advance researches conducted in the
area of AEs within clinical research as a detail comparison.
It was concluded in
this review that research conducted by G. Ross Baker et.al was critical in
terms of improving attention towards patient safety in clinical research and
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