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Name: Schizophrenia bulletin
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...
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...
Consumption of quality-assured medicines is expected to maintain or improve population health. Yet in a number of situations, what is realized is lower health benefits or magnified safety risks. Recog...
The main purpose of the study is to investigate the importance of patients' beliefs regarding staying active despite low back pain, among patients referred from general practice to seconda...
This study evaluates whether or not the use of a medication wallet card in patients over 70 taking 5 or more medications promotes self-efficacy with regards to coping with illness, underst...
The objective of this study is to quantify the benefits of using the MD.2 on health outcomes.
The growing population of young people who inject drugs (PWID) is at extremely high risk for HCV infection through the use of contaminated injection equipment, yet, to date, no behavioral ...
Children with cerebral palsy are frequently supplied with Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs) to aid their walking. There are huge benefits to patients in staying physically active into adulthood b...
A 1974 Federal act which preempts states' rights with regard to workers' pension benefits and employee benefits. It does not affect the benefits and rights of employees whose employer is self-insured. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)
The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.
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.
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...