All publications of “Karina da Silva Aguiar”

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Patient safety and the value of pharmaceutical intervention in a cancer hospital

Karina da Silva Aguiar, Jamile Machado dos Santos, Mônica Cristina Cambrussi, Solane Picolotto, Marcela Bechara Carneiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4122

ABSTRACT Objective To demonstrate economic impact of pharmaceutical evaluation in detection and prevention of errors in antineoplastic prescriptions. Methods This was an observational and retrospective study performed in a cancer hospital. From July to August 2016 pharmacists checked prescriptions of antineoplastic and adjuvant drugs. Drug-related problems observed were classified and analyzed concerning drug, pharmaceutical intervention, acceptability and characteristic of the error. In case of problem related to dose, we calculated a deviation percentage related with correct dose and value spent […]

Implementing a clinical pharmacy service in hematology

Tatiane Fernandes Farias, Karina da Silva Aguiar, Inajara Rotta, Klezia Morais da Silva Belletti, Juliane Carlotto

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3667

ABSTRACTObjective:To implement a clinical pharmacy service focused on the comprehensive review of antineoplastic drugs used in therapy of hematological diseases.Methods:An interventional study was conducted in a Brazilian tertiary teaching hospital in two different periods, with and without a clinical pharmacy service, respectively. This service consisted of an antineoplastic prescription validation (analysis of patients’ characteristics, laboratory tests, compliance with the therapeutic protocol and with pharmacotechnical parameters). When problems were detected, the pharmacist intervened with the physician or another health professional responsible […]