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Name: British journal of community nursing
Background In the Netherlands, a nationwide Medication Record System based on pharmacy dispensing data is used to obtain information about patients' actual medication use. However, it is not clear to ...
Medication errors occur despite best intentions and are often the result of medication discrepancies. Medication reconciliation reduces the likelihood of errors by addressing medication discrepancies ...
A complete overview on the patient's medication is one precondition for medication safety. For this, a complete and current medication plan (MP) is an appropriate instrument. We aimed to develop an...
Medication reconciliation is recommended to be performed at every transition of medical care to prevent medication errors or adverse drug events. This study investigated the impact of pharmacy-led med...
The primary objective of this study was to determine the proportion of patients with medication discrepancies when using a self-administered medication history form in the emergency department (ED). T...
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects 3-5% of young people under 18-years-old. Young people with ADHD have difficulties with attention, impulsivity a...
This pilot project investigates the use of a structured medication history (Best Possible Medication History, BPMH) in patients (primarily admitted at the emergency department of Universit...
During hospitalization, medication administration errors (MAEs) occur daily in health care and can lead to serious harm. Improvement of medication safety is a major concern to policymakers...
This study assesses whether an electronic medication management support system improves quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of the drug therapy in adult patients with polypharmacy at f...
The current study will use the double-blind balanced placebo design to examine differences between expectancies versus the pharmacological effects of varenicline medication administered fo...
The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.
Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients.
The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
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...