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  1. 1. Safety of Medication in Paediatrics

    Författare :Kristina Star; Karin Nordin; I Ralph Edwards; Richard Irvin Cook; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :paediatrics; adverse drug reaction; drug-related problem; medication error; patient safety; individual case safety reports; pharmacovigilance; medication; nurses; health care personnel; dosage form; NSAID; dosing; prescription; antipsychotic medicines; postmarketing surveillance; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In paediatrics, the limited documentation to guide medication, the lack of suitable dosage forms, and the continuous development in childhood present a scenario where safety of medication is a particular challenge.Aim: To explore reported adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the challenges in prescribing and administering medicines in paediatrics, in order to identify and suggest areas needing international surveillance within medication safety and improvement in the clinical setting. LÄS MER

  2. 2. A systematic approach to improving pharmacotherapy in the elderly

    Författare :Anna Bergkvist; Avdelningen för klinisk kemi och farmakologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication reconciliation; medication report; medication errors; LIMM; inpatients; hospital discharge; elderly; Clinical pharmacy; drug related problem; medication review;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether a structured and systematic approach on improving pharmacotherapy in the elderly (the LIMM-model) would lead to a more appropriate and accurate drug use in the elderly. The elderly use many drugs and are more prone to suffer from adverse drug reaction. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists in older hospitalised patients : Implementation, performance and effects

    Författare :Thomas G. H. Kempen; Ulrika Gillespie; Håkan Melhus; Elisabet I. Nielsen; Derek Stewart; Stephen Byrne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication review; medication reconciliation; multi-professional collaboration; hospital medicine; polypharmacy; inappropriate prescribing; drug-related problems; medication-related hospital admissions; pragmatic clinical trial; cluster analysis; randomised controlled trial; qualitative analysis; process evaluation; implementation science; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Farmakokinetik och läkemedelsterapi; Pharmacokinetics and Drug Therapy; Internal Medicine; Internmedicin; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Sammanfattning : Background Inappropriate use of medications is a leading cause of avoidable harm in health care. Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists improve medication use, but evidence on hard clinical outcomes in older hospitalised patients is scarce and implementation in practice is challenging. LÄS MER

  4. 4. eMedication – improving medication management using information technology

    Författare :Tora Hammar; Göran Petersson; Sofia Kälvemark Sporrong; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eMedication; eHealth; medication; ePrescribing; electronic prescribing; information technology; drug-related problems; clinical decision support system; health care; pharmacy; patient; Health Informatics; Hälsoinformatik;

    Sammanfattning : Medication is an essential part of health care and enables the prevention andtreatment of many conditions. However, medication errors and drug-relatedproblems (DRP) are frequent and cause suffering for patients and substantial costsfor society. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Aspects on optimisation of drug therapy in the elderly

    Författare :Åsa ÅB Bondesson; Avdelningen för klinisk kemi och farmakologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication histories; medication reviews; drug-related problems; elderly; medication errors; pharmacists; drug therapy;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Elderly patients often use many drugs, increasing the risk for drug-related problems. Aim: To optimise drug therapy in the elderly by identifying, resolving and preventing drug-related problems. LÄS MER