Pharmacists’ interventions in minimising medication misadventure in children with cancer
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This study evaluated 1741 interventions by clinical pharmacists to reduce medication misadventure in three clinical units of a children’s hospital in Perth, Australia, documented using snapshot self-report and observation. Commonly, pharmacists’ interventions involved taking medication histories, patient counselling and/or drug therapy changes. Active interventions were randomly assessed by an expert panel for their clinical significance. Root cause analysis was used to assess healthcare professionals’ ability to evaluate medication errors causes and formulate preventative strategies.
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Ramadaniati, H.; Lee, Ya Ping; Hughes, J. (2014)PURPOSE: This study documented pharmacists’ active interventions leading to changes in drug therapy in order to (i) compare the nature of clinical pharmacists’ active interventions made in different practice settings ...
Ramadaniati, Hesty; Lee, Ya Ping; Hughes, Jeff (2014)Aims: This study aimed to document and compare the nature of clinical pharmacists’ interventions made in different practice settings within a children’s hospital. Methods: The primary investigator observed and documented ...
Ramadaniati, H.; Lee, Ya Ping; Hughes, J. (2014)PURPOSE: This study retrospectively analyzed the documentation of pharmacists’ active interventions in order to (i) determine the reliability of researchers’ and independent panelists’ judgement regarding identification, ...