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Drug-related problems and pharmacy interventions in non-prescription medication, with a focus on high-risk over-the-counter medications

Hanna Ylä-Rautio, Sanna Siissalo, Saija Leikola
2020 International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy  
The pharmacists working in participating pharmacies documented the observed drug-related problems and pharmacy interventions in over-the-counter medication during 1 week using an electronic study form  ...  A significant proportion of the documented problems (26.3%) concerned high-risk over-the-counter medications, and the majority of these cases were associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs  ...  Acknowledgements Open access funding provided by University of Helsinki including Helsinki University Central Hospital. Association of Finnish Pharmacies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11096-020-00984-8 pmid:32078108 fatcat:mycx2bc64fcj5jkmmjhfo6ttje

Adaptation and validation of PCNE drug-related problem classification v6.2 in French-speaking Belgian community pharmacies

M. Koubaity, M. Lelubre, G. Sansterre, K. Amighi, C. De Vriese
2019 International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy  
Many tools exist to document drug-related problems (DRP), such as the Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE) classification.  ...  Results The classification was translated into French and adapted by adding 16 items. The classification showed a high content validity for the academics and the community pharmacists.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank all the pharmacists that participated in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11096-018-0773-y fatcat:6hhdnrapefe5lmrbvi5iqidg7q

Clinical pharmacist service in the acute ward

Trine Rune Høgh Nielsen, Stig Ejdrup Andersen, Mette Rasmussen, Per Hartvig Honoré
2013 International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy  
Objective To describe and evaluate a method for a clinical pharmacist service that is relevant and fit the workflow of the medical care in the acute ward.  ...  Acceptance rates were measured as the physicians' approval of prescription templates and according to outcome in the PCNE classification.  ...  A special thanks to Mie Dyrholm and Karen Søgaard for performing the clinical pharmacist service in the study period.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11096-013-9837-1 pmid:23979824 fatcat:2fubqpbmbng4rjdxrgnvl23ouu

Use of a generic protocol in documentation of prescription errors in Estonia, Norway and Sweden

Daisy Volmer, Svein Haavik, Anders Ekedahl
2012 Pharmacy Practice  
Pharmacists have an important role in detecting, preventing, and solving prescription problems, which if left unresolved, may pose a risk of harming the patient.  ...  The objective was to evaluate the feasibility of using a generic instrument for documentation and classification of problem prescriptions in different contexts, not to compare the incidence of prescription  ...  Some may have been developed for classification of prescription problems in the context of handwritten prescriptions, others for use in situ in a specific local context or study.  ... 
pmid:24155820 pmcid:PMC3780480 fatcat:4om3vi7eyrcdbkohiwtgf5gkjy

Pharmacist-documented interventions during the dispensing process in a primary health care facility in Qatar

Richard Hooper, Abdullah Adam, Nadir Kheir
2009 Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety  
To characterize prescribing error interventions documented by pharmacists in four pharmacies in a primary health care service in Qatar.  ...  Documenting and analyzing interventions should be a routine activity in pharmacy practice setting in primary health care services.  ...  Acknowledgements Dr Adil Yousif, Statistics Department at Qatar University, for his input in bivariate analysis (pharmacists' characteristics with interventions).  ... 
pmid:21701611 pmcid:PMC3108682 fatcat:i5ymtfiysjae3heslk4cmmggay

Analysis of Pharmacy Student Interventions Collected via an Internet Based System

George E. MacKinnon
2003 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education  
The Internet-based documentation system allowed for the tracking and classification of data from pharmacy student interventions that took place at community and institutional practices.  ...  PharmD students in their senior year (n=93) self-reported rotation interventions (actual or potential problems) over a 30-week period. Results.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author acknowledges the efforts of the inaugural graduating class of 2001 at the College of Pharmacy-Glendale and participating practice sites and preceptors in collecting data, as  ... 
doi:10.5688/aj670390 fatcat:z4uxn75bjzgenlh2irhyew344a

Pharmacist-documented interventions during the dispensing process in a primary health care facility in Qatar

Nadir Kheir, Hooper, Adam
2009 Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety  
Acknowledgements Dr Adil Yousif, Statistics Department at Qatar University, for his input in bivariate analysis (pharmacists' characteristics with interventions).  ...  Disclosures This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ...  The aim of this study was therefore to characterize and analyze interventions documented by pharmacists in outpatient pharmacies of a primary health care service in Qatar.  ... 
doi:10.2147/dhps.s5534 fatcat:v7otl2usmvguliaghtcgirfx64

Community pharmacists' interventions with electronic prescriptions in England: an exploratory study

Bryony Dean Franklin, Matthew James Reynolds, Ralph Hibberd, Stacey Sadler, Nick Barber
2013 International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy  
Objective To document the numbers and types of interventions made by community pharmacists and their staff using EPS release 2 (EPSR2), compare these with those made for other prescription types, and comment  ...  A total of 33 problems were clinical in nature and 6 were organisational or logistical in origin. Thirty unsigned prescriptions were reported, all non-EPSR2.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge all the community pharmacy staff involved in the project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11096-013-9853-1 pmid:24078302 pmcid:PMC4514906 fatcat:vihtpqagpjazjmbp3u6cccqxfq

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1995 International Pharmaceutical Abstracts  
The paper concludes that both the use and non-use of computerized drug information systems can affect pharmacists’ professional liability, but the underlying analysis in determining whether a pharmacist  ...  Initially, computers were used to automate some of the mundane tasks in prescription filling such as preparing prescription labels and tracking refills.  ... 

Medication errors in outpatient setting of a tertiary care hospital: classification and root cause analysis

Sunil Basukala, Sameer Mehrotra, Shiva Devarakonda
2015 International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology  
A prescription is a health care program implemented by a physician or other medical doctors in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual patient.  ...  The most common type of errors was Type D and was found in 70.61% prescriptions.  ...  As an instruction from a prescriber to a dispenser, it is considered to be a medico-legal document that should be written legibly, accurately, and completely. 7 Prescribing physicians, as well as those  ... 
doi:10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20151365 fatcat:5hz7fqwi2rcxxiyc7aw6o5bak4

Drug Information Questions Posed to Community Pharmacy Advanced Practice Experience Students

Jennifer Cerulli, Mario M. Zeolla, Jean Cottrell
2004 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education  
The data were entered into a database. Results. Most of the 272 inquiries documented concerned prescription medications and were initiated by patients (55%) or pharmacists (35%).  ...  Fifty-one CPAPE students were asked to document 10 drug information questions on a standard form, indicating the references used and the usefulness of that resource.  ...  METHODS A documentation form was developed by reviewing examples provided by drug information centers and a drug information textbook, in addition to the personal experiences of the authors as pharmacy  ... 
doi:10.5688/aj680368 fatcat:2pn263v4mvarbpuu6pbwa6bm2a


2020 World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research  
Self-medication is described as obtaining and consuming one (or) more drugs or medications without the advice of physician either for diagnosis, prescription (or) surveillance of the treatment.  ...  /pharmacist (4.92%).over use of analgesics causes kidney and heart problems .72.72%does not know causes and uses analgesics frequently of the total participants only 43.52%are in aware that pharmacist  ...  It is necessary for a pharmacist to be full aware of about classification of OTC products and prescription category drugs .It is necessary to aware that pharmacist serve as the only guide and advisor to  ... 
doi:10.37022/wjcmpr.2020.02016 fatcat:6b6o5qt6m5axbawwrln45ckawa

Nature and frequency of prescription modifications: An evaluation from the community pharmacy

de las Mercedes Martnez Snchez Alina
2014 African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology  
The findings of this study reinforce the importance of prescription screening and interventions by pharmacists in reduce preventable adverse events attributed to medication errors.  ...  A total of 20,205 prescriptions were processed during the study and the overall incidence of modifications by the community pharmacy was 10.9 % (2216 prescriptions).  ...  The prescribing step of the medication use process involves clinical decision making, selecting a treatment or drug regimen, documenting information in the medical record, and ordering the selected drug  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajpp2012.1500 fatcat:ho4eiv6vrrf55gmc3mz7w5uo4e

A prospective study on medication errors in an intensive care unit

Khayati Moudgil, Bhagya Premnath, Jemi Rachel Shaji, Indhrajith Sachin, Samrin Piyari
2020 Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences  
It is also necessary to change the existing prescribing techniques and clearly differentiate lookalike drugs to avoid medication errors.  ...  Considering the results of this study, it is important to increase awareness among healthcare professionals of varying stature about the significance of medication errors.  ...  Drug error classification Drug error can be categorized as: (I) Prescription error (II) Interpretation/transcription error (III) Administration error (IV) Documentation error 1.  ... 
doi:10.4274/tjps.galenos.2020.95825 pmid:33902265 pmcid:PMC8100779 fatcat:hgjleu3mnnchjaiksvv7fcyy5m

A Methodological Assessment of Pharmacist Therapeutic Intervention Documentation (TID) in a Single Tertiary Care Hospital in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ali F. Alwadie, Anjum Naeem, Meaad A. Almazmomi, Meshail A. Baswaid, Yahya A. Alzahrani, Abdullah M. Alzahrani
2021 Pharmacy  
The current study concluded that TID has significant potential to reduce drug-related problems; TID fatigue is a real problem that might be under-reported and addressing this point in future studies would  ...  Included were 2405 interventions documented by 52 different pharmacists. The prevalence of prescribing order entry errors was 9.1%.  ...  Editing Arabic Instruction It is defined as an intervention when the pharmacist adds extra instruction and precautions when necessary when dispensing the drugs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pharmacy9020097 pmid:33924922 fatcat:cvkauixpcrbfzi6xzhihzdlhom
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