Frontline Pharmacist. Development and implementation of signs-and symptoms-based insulin adjustment algorithm
- Establishing a Plan for Central Pharmacy Automation. Glowa, Thomas W.; Weber, Robert J. // Hospital Pharmacy;May2009, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p431
The Director's Forum series is written and edited by Michael Sanborn and Robert Weber and is designed for guiding pharmacy leaders in establishing patient-centered services in hospitals and health systems. Another specific goal of this column is addressing many of the key challenges that...
- Special handling necessary to avoid insulin errors. Belden, Heidi // Drug Topics;2/23/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p26
Offers advice to pharmacists to reduce the incidence of insulin-related drug errors in diabetic patients. Obtaining an accurate history of insulin therapy from patients; Communicating prescriptions clearly; Discouraging the use of verbal orders for insulin products.
- Medication errors in inpatient pharmacy operations and technologies for improvement. Kuiper, Seth Alan; McCreadie, Scott R.; Mitchell, John F.; Stevenson, James G. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/1/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p955
The authors reflect on medication errors in patient pharmacy operations and technologies in the U.S. They remarked that several medical technologies could potentially minimize medication errors in preparing and dispensing medications. However, they said, that there are associated risks that need...
- 11th Annual Product Reference Guide: Sophisticated Products Help Pharmacists' Diabetes Outreach. // Diabetes Health Professional;Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6
The article offers brief information on several insulin pumps including insulin pen needles from Becton Dickinson & Co., and the MiniMed 530G pump sensor combo from Medtronics.
- Assessment of knowledge and practice of community pharmacy personnel on diabetes mellitus management in Kathmandu district: a cross sectional descriptive study. Shrestha, M.; Maharjan, R.; Prajapati, A.; Ghimire, S.; Shrestha, N.; Banstola, A. // Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders;9/22/2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Pharmacists are the most reachable healthcare professionals to many chronically ill patients. It has been found that pharmacists see patients with diabetes up to five times more often than any other healthcare provider. Therefore, to provide quality health care to patients it is...
- Abstracts of online articles. // Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: JAPhA;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p827
The article presents abstracts on topics that are of interest to pharmacists which include diabetes management program, community pharmacists' subjective workload and prescription handoff in community pharmacy.
- STUDY ON ANTI-DIABETIC DRUG DELIVERY FROM PHARMACIES. Morgovan, Claudiu; Cosma, Smaranda; Ghibu, Steliana; Bota, Marius; Burta, Calin; Polinicencu, Constantin // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Negotia;2009, Vol. 2, p75
During 2004-2006 anti-diabetic drug delivery was done through centralized procedure, national auction just through hospital pharmacies. Starting with October 1st, 2006, their delivery has decentralized through community pharmacies. The present study was carried out through 100 questionnaires in...
- Errata. // Diabetes Care;Sep2008, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p1922
Several corrections to the article "High-Viscosity Hyrdoxypropylmethylcellulose Blunts Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses," by K. C. Maki, M. L. Carson, M. P. Miller, M. Turowski, M. Bell, D. M. Wilder and M. S. Reeves that was published in a 2008 issue are presented.
- Impact of pharmacy care services on patients' perceptions of health care quality for diabetes. Nau, David P.; Pacholski, Angela M. // Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: JAPhA;May/Jun2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p358
Objectives: To (1) construct and evaluate a measure of patients' perceptions of the quality of diabetes care and (2) determine the impact of pharmacy care services (PCSs) on patients' perceptions of the quality of their diabetes care while controlling for patient-related factors. Design:...