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Despite their efficacy in lowering hemoglobin A1c, recent data suggest that sulfonylureas are associated with cardiovascular risk and hypoglycemia. The objective of this study was to determine whether prescribers decreased sulfonylurea use in favor of newer medications in the United States over seven years.
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Name: PloS one
To investigate trends in gabapentinoid prescribing in patients with osteoarthritis (OA).
Nonmedical opioid use is a major public health problem. There is little standardization in opioid-prescribing practices for pediatric ambulatory surgery, which can result in patients being prescribed ...
Diabetes is a risk factor for dementia, but whether antidiabetic medication decreases the risk is unclear. We examined the association between antidiabetic medication and dementia.
to analyze trends of hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive cardiovascular conditions (ACSCC).
To describe antimicrobial prescribing by Belgian dentists in ambulatory care, from 2010 until 2016.
Our objective is to determine the effects of electronic prescribing on medication safety including medication errors, near misses and preventable adverse drug events in the ambulatory sett...
Patient safety is at the forefront of critical issues in health care. Medications are the single most frequent cause of adverse events, and in the inpatient setting adverse drug events (AD...
This trial is conducted in Europe and the United States of America (USA). The aim of the trial is to test if Insulin Detemir as add-on to current Oral Antidiabetic Drug treatment is at lea...
Does presentation of clinical evidence for decision making at point-of-care improve prescribing patterns in ambulatory pediatrics?
Changes in prescribing will be compared in prescribers from specialties whose prescribing is hypothesized to be relatively unaffected by the REMS (such as oncologists and hospice providers...
Errors in prescribing, dispensing, or administering medication with the result that the patient fails to receive the correct drug or the indicated proper drug dosage.
Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of ambulatory care services and facilities.
Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...