Pharmacovigilance Guide: Assist researchers in drug pharmacovigilance on the Ovid Platform

Welcome to this tutorial were we aim to assist researchers undertake drug Pharmacovigilance on the Ovid Platform

Definition of Pharmacovigilance

Adopted from the WHO definition for pharmacovigilance

- WHO defines pharmacovigilance as “the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other medicine-related problem”.

- Reference - https://www.who.int/medicines/areas/quality_safety/safety_efficacy/pharmvigi/en/


What is the aim of the Ovid Search Builder Tool?

- The Ovid Search Builder Tool has been designed to meet the needs of those professionals in Pharmacovigilance requiring a structured process that integrates industry benchmarks.

- Ovid Search Builder allows these users to quickly build a comprehensive and guided pharmacovigilance literature search in 5 easy steps!

- The Ovid Platform’s excellent workflow and tools will keep users informed of the latest information and developments in EMBASE.

Ovid Search Builder Tool
Video Tutorials

What is Ovid?



Ovid Search Builder Tool



Introduction to Embase


Advanced techniques on Embase

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