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Implementation of vertical clinical pharmacist service on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients

Celina Setsuko Haga, Cassio Massashi Mancio, Micheline da Costa Pioner, Fabricia Aparecida de Lima Alves, Andreia Ramos Lira, João Severino da Silva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2526

Objective:To describe the vertical clinical pharmacist service’s interventions in prevention of venous thromboembolism.Methods: This prospective study was done at a private hospital. From January to May 2012, the clinical pharmacist evaluated medical patients without prophylaxis for thromboembolism. If the patient fulfilled criteria for thromboembolism and did not have contraindications, the clinical pharmacist suggested inclusion of pharmacologic agents and/or mechanical methods for venous thromboembolism prevention. In addition, the appropriate dose, route of administration, duplicity and replacement of the drug were suggested.Results: […]

Drug interaction in the emergency service

Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Raíssa Silveira Cintra, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400010

Objective:To identify the occurrence of potential drug interactions in prescriptions for adult patients admitted to the Emergency Department of Hospital São Paulo.METHODS:A cross-sectional and descriptive study. Its sample consisted of 200 medical prescriptions. The analysis of drug interactions was performed using the Drugs.com database, where they are classified according to severity of interaction as severe, moderate, mild and without interaction.RESULTS:The number of drugs in prescriptions ranged from 2 to 19, and the average per prescription was 4.97 drugs. A total […]

Reduced frequency of cardiopulmonary arrests by rapid response teams

Paulo David Scatena Gonçales, Joyce Assis Polessi, Lital Moro Bass, Gisele de Paula Dias Santos, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Claudia Regina Laselva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400009

Objective:To evaluate the impact of the implementation of a rapid response team on the rate of cardiorespiratory arrests in mortality associated with cardiorespiratory arrests and on in-hospital mortality in a high complexity general hospital.METHODS:A retrospective analysis of cardiorespiratory arrests and in-hospital mortality events before and after implementation of a rapid response team. The period analyzed covered 19 months before intervention by the team (August 2005 to February 2007) and 19 months after the intervention (March 2007 to September 2008).RESULTS:During the […]

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