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Physicians, nurses and pharmacists play central roles in the team effort to use medications wisely. This section includes tools to assist with prescribing and dispensing of medications, four searchable lists of drugs arranged by their potential to cause QT prolongation and torsades, and instructions for submitting a case report to the QT Registry (The International Registry for Drug-Induced Arrhythmias). We also provide a variety of educational resources and links to other useful sites that give additional information on therapeutics. The goal of these efforts is to provide professionals with access to information that will help improve patient safety.

 

 
 Resources for Professionals
 
 

 

View QT Drug Lists
  » Browse Drug Lists by Risk Groups

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Browse Drug Lists by Brand and Generic Names
  » Pub Med Search on Drug Name, QT & Torsades
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Printable Drug List


 
 

Clinical Overview
  » Background & History of QT Drugs

  » Research Focus Details

  » Classification of Cases

  » Prescribing Principles


 

Submit a Case of Torsades de Pointes to the QT Registry
  » About the Registry
  » How to Submit

  » Submit a Case Report

  


  » Medications that Interact with Methadone  Our Methadone Interaction Wallet Card (printable pdf) can be used for quick reference by patients and professionals. for quotes on pre-printed cards.


 
 

Causal Diagram of Conditions Leading to Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) in Outpatient Settings. Interactive diagram shows complex network of causes for ADEs from the patient’s perspective. Includes evidence summaries. For use as a tool for education or research. View the journal article which describes how the causal diagram was created.

Causal Diagram

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Other Education Resources:
  » The Inherited Long QT Syndrome
  » Knowledge Objectives in Medical Pharmacology
  » Knowledge Objectives in Clinical Pharmacology


CERT Publications
  » List of Recent Journal Articles

 

 
 

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