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Professor D.M. Davies, founder of Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin: a tribute on the 50th anniversary of Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin

Routledge, Philip A.

doi: 10.1097/FAD.0000000000000021
Invited Review Article

Summary The Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin has been published bimonthly for the last 50 years. The format has remained the same with four sides of approximately 2000 words on an important adverse reaction, but has grown from sheets stencilled for distribution locally to a bulletin with a large circulation both in English and Italian. Its aim remains, as then, to provide a succinct summary of the causes and mechanisms of a particular adverse reaction, or the types of reactions which affect a particular system organ class.

Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

Correspondence to Professor Philip A Routledge, OBE, FRCP, FBPhS, Emeritus Professor, Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK. E-mail:

Editor: R E Ferner, MSc, MD, FRCP, Director of the West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and Consultant Physician at City Hospital, Birmingham, UK. Assistant Editor: Mr C Anton, MA, MEng. Editorial Board: Australia: Dr M Kennedy, Professor G M Shenfield, Denmark: Professor J S Schou; England: Dr J K Aronson; India: Professor N Gogtay; Netherlands: Professor C J van Boxtel, Dr B H Ch Stricker; New Zealand: Dr T Maling; Scotland: Dr D N Bateman; Wales: Professor P A Routledge.

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