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Understanding the Yellow Card Scheme: a short guide to incident reporting

Understanding the Yellow Card Scheme: a short guide to incident reporting In this article, the author will summarise the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) guidelines on the Yellow Card Scheme. The Yellow Card Scheme has been running for around 40 years and collects information from both health professionals and members of the general public on suspected side effects of medications. The article aims to raise awareness of the Yellow Card Scheme and educate aesthetic practitioners of its importance and why they should be aware of the procedure as nurses. The history of the Yellow Card Scheme will be explained, as well as providing information on who can report and methods of reporting. The article will provide readers with information on what exactly happens to reports, signal detections, data mining, signal protection and prioritising. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Understanding the Yellow Card Scheme: a short guide to incident reporting

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 2 (5): 4 – Jun 1, 2013

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Publisher
Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2013.2.5.232
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Abstract

In this article, the author will summarise the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) guidelines on the Yellow Card Scheme. The Yellow Card Scheme has been running for around 40 years and collects information from both health professionals and members of the general public on suspected side effects of medications. The article aims to raise awareness of the Yellow Card Scheme and educate aesthetic practitioners of its importance and why they should be aware of the procedure as nurses. The history of the Yellow Card Scheme will be explained, as well as providing information on who can report and methods of reporting. The article will provide readers with information on what exactly happens to reports, signal detections, data mining, signal protection and prioritising.

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Jun 1, 2013

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