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To evaluate the prevalence of off-label and unlicensed prescribing in inpatients at a major paediatric teaching hospital in Western Australia and to identify which drugs are commonly prescribed off-label or unlicensed, including factors influencing such prescribing.
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Name: PloS one
To evaluate the use of off-label and unlicensed medicines in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a teaching maternity hospital specialized in high risk pregnancy.
Off-label prescribing of psychiatric drugs is common, despite lacking strong scientific evidence of efficacy and potentially increasing risk for adverse events. The goal of this study was to character...
To describe healthcare personnel's (HCP's) perceptions of the ethical climate at their workplace in paediatric oncology.
Venous Thromboembolism Risk Profiles and Prophylaxis in Medical and Surgical Inpatients: The Identification of Chinese Hospitalized Patients' Risk Profile for Venous Thromboembolism (DissolVE-2) - a cross-sectional study.
Limited data exist on venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk and prophylaxis in Chinese inpatients. Therefore, DissolVE-2, a nationwide, multi-center, cross-sectional study was designed to investigate prev...
In the past two decades, many legislative and regulatory initiatives were taken globally to improve drug use in children. However, children are still found to be prescribed with off-label drugs. This ...
Medications are the most commonly used clinical intervention and complications associated with their use are one of the most common causes of adverse events in health care. Adverse Drug Re...
An online web-based cross-sectional survey in which participants will complete a distinct questionnaire for patients with hemophilia and obesity (PwHO) and/or their carers/spouses/partners...
Study design: Cross-sectional study, survey based Study population: spanish people, caregivers of infants under 2 years old. Sample size: 1925 surveys. Study duration and research ...
The main purpose of the research study is to estimate the prevalence of tobacco product use and describe the tobacco use patterns in adults in London, United Kingdom.
The main purpose of the research study is to estimate the prevalence of tobacco product use and describe the tobacco use patterns in adults in Italy.
The practice of prescribing or using a drug outside the scope of the drug's official approved label as designated by a regulatory agency concerning the treatment of a particular disease or condition.
Descriptive anatomy based on three-dimensional imaging (IMAGING, THREE-DIMENSIONAL) of the body, organs, and structures using a series of computer multiplane sections, displayed by transverse, coronal, and sagittal analyses. It is essential to accurate interpretation by the radiologist of such techniques as ultrasonic diagnosis, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, and computed tomography (TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED). (From Lane & Sharfaei, Modern Sectional Anatomy, 1992, Preface)
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
The practice of prescribing medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.
A microscope with a light source that can be projected into a linear beam. It allows cross-sectional viewing of the AQUEOUS HUMOR; CONJUNCTEIVA; CORNEA; EYELIDS; IRIS; and lens (see LENS, EYE) of the eye.