Critical issues associated with drug-drug interactions: Highlights of a multistakeholder conference
- Medications and quality: Pharmacists are last line of defense. Posey, L. Michael // Pharmacy Today;Dec2010, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p4
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses the importance of pharmacists to protect patients against potentially harmful pharmaceutical products.
- The wrong mix. Monroe, Judy // Current Health 2;Nov95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p16
Offers advice on how to prevent adverse drug interactions. Symptoms of adverse drug interactions; Description on how the body handles a drug; Importance of reading labels for active ingredients and warning statements if any.
- Drugstore Profile. // Time;3/5/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p81
The article discusses the role of pharmacists in helping patients avoid harmful reactions to drugs taken concurrently in the U.S. It states that pharmacists can help avoid the risk of alarming situations by keeping a medication profile of each customer and referring to it every time the customer...
- Clinically relevant information on pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions. Polasek, Thomas M.; Lin, Frank P. Y.; Doogue, Mathew P. // Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p77
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with clinically relevant information on pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions.
- Boston Pharm.D. blazes trail for other R.Ph.s to go on rounds. Chi, Judy // Drug Topics;12/11/2000, Vol. 114 Issue 23, p50
Features Christopher Lyman, a senior attending pharmacist at Massachusetts General Hospital, who was sent up to the medical intensive care unit to take part in rounding with physicians in order to reduce adverse drug events (ADE) at the time of ordering. Ability of Lyman to interact with...
- Community pharmacists involvement in the pharmacovigilance program in Malaysia. Elkalmi, Ramadan M.; Hassali, Mohamed A.; Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham M.; Shafie, Asrul A. // Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p245
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with adverse drug reactions.
- Medication Safety. Doherty, Paula // Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p75
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with medication safety in pharmacies.
- Pharmacists can help primary care doctors cut prescribing errors. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/3/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7846, p12
The article reports that a protocol led by pharmacists has been developed and tested by British primary care researchers to help primary care physicians avoid prescription errors.
- Earlier detection with EudraVigilance. // WHO Drug Information;2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p210
The article discusses research which was carried out by the European Medicines Agency in 2010 and was done in an effort to evaluate the agency's statistical signal detection method in the adverse drug reaction data collected in the EudraVigilance database. The research concluded that the method...
- Use computerized systems to cut adverse drug events: report. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/26/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p1878
Discusses a report entitled 'Reducing and Preventing Adverse Drug Events to Decrease Hospital Costs,' which was released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Finding that computerized monitoring systems can reduce the number of medication errors and prevent many adverse drug...