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Pharmacotherapeutic follow-up in a respiratory intensive care unit: description and analysis of results

Ana Carolina de Souza e Silva, Domingos Sávio de Carvalho Sousa, Eunice Bobô de Carvalho Perraud, Fátima Rosane de Almeida Oliveira, Bruna Cristina Cardoso Martins

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4112

ABSTRACT Objective: To describe and evaluate the pharmacotherapeutic follow-up by a clinical pharmacist in an intensive care unit. Methods: A descriptive and cross-sectional study carried out from August to October 2016. The data were collected through a form, and pharmacotherapeutic follow-up conducted by a clinical pharmacist at the respiratory intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital. The problems recorded in the prescriptions were quantified, classified and evaluated according to severity; the recommendations made by the pharmacist were analyzed considering the […]

Interventions of the clinical pharmacist in an Intermediate Care Unit for elderly patients

Stéphanie de Souza Costa Viana, Tiago Arantes, Sabrina Corrêa da Costa Ribeiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3894

ABSTRACT Objective To discuss the role of the clinical pharmacist in hospital care of critical elderly patients. Methods Critical patients aged 60 years and over admitted by the clinical staff to an Intermediate Care Unit were followed-up for 4 months regarding their drug therapies. Medical prescriptions were reviewed daily on the basis of patients’ clinical conditions, with the view to identify opportunities for optimization of drug therapies, contributing to safer prescribing, reduced discomfort and correct and rational use of drugs. […]

Pharmaceutical orientation at hospital discharge of transplant patients: strategy for patient safety

Lívia Falcão Lima, Bruna Cristina Cardoso Martins, Francisco Roberto Pereira de Oliveira, Rafaela Michele de Andrade Cavalcante, Vanessa Pinto Magalhães, Paulo Yuri Milen Firmino, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3481

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe and analyze the pharmaceutical orientation given at hospital discharge of transplant patients.Methods:This was a cross-sectional, descriptive and retrospective study that used records of orientation given by the clinical pharmacist in the inpatients unit of the Kidney and Liver Transplant Department, at Hospital Universitário Walter Cantídio, in the city of Fortaleza (CE), Brazil, from January to July, 2014. The following variables recorded at the Clinical Pharmacy Database were analyzed according to their significance and clinical outcomes: pharmaceutical orientation at […]

Compatibility: drugs and parenteral nutrition

Talita Muniz Maloni Miranda, Andressa de Abreu Ferraresi

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3440

ABSTRACTObjectiveStandardization and systematization of data to provide quick access to compatibility of leading injectable drugs used in hospitals for parenteral nutrition.Methods We selected 55 injectable drugs analyzed individually with two types of parenteral nutrition: 2-in-1 and 3-in-1. The following variables were considered: active ingredient, compatibility of drugs with the parenteral nutrition with or without lipids, and maximum drug concentration after dilution for the drugs compatible with parenteral nutrition. Drugs were classified as compatible, incompatible and untested.Results After analysis, relevant information […]

Interventions performed by the clinical pharmacist in the emergency department

Talita Muniz Maloni Miranda, Sandra Petriccione, Fabio Teixeira Ferracini, Wladimir Mendes Borges Filho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100015

Objective:To demonstrate the role and importance of the clinical pharmacist in the Emergency Department by means of identification, classification, and assessment of the number of interventions performed by this professional.METHODS:This was a retrospective study conducted during the period of January 1st, 2010 to December 31st, 2010, at the Morumbi Emergency Department of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. The interventions were performed by the clinical pharmacists by means of his/her role along with the interdisciplinary team and active search in clinical charts, […]