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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 […]

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: […]

Analysis of clinical pharmacist interventions in a tertiary teaching hospital in Brazil

Wálleri Christini Torelli Reis, Carolinne Thays Scopel, Cassyano Januário Correr, Vânia Mari Salvi Andrzejevski

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200010

Objective:To analyze the clinical pharmacist interventions performed during the review of prescription orders of the Adult Intensive Care, Cardiologic Intensive Care, and Clinical Cardiology Units of a large tertiary teaching hospital in Brazil.METHODS:The analysis took place daily with the following parameters: dose, rate of administration, presentation and/or dosage form, presence of inappropriate/unnecessary drugs, necessity of additional medication, more proper alternative therapies, presence of relevant drug interactions, inconsistencies in prescription orders, physical-chemical incompatibilities/solution stability. From this evaluation, the drug therapy problems […]

Implementation and progress of clinical pharmacy in the rational medication use in a large tertiary hospital

Fábio Teixeira Ferracini, Silvana Maria de Almeida, Juliana Locatelli, Sandra Petriccione, Celina Setsuko Haga

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2140

ABSTRACTObjective:To show developments and contributions of a clinical pharmacy service in safety and rational use of medications in a large tertiary hospital.Methods:Clinical pharmacists were responsible for all issues using medications at the hospital. In the beginning this professional was responsible for analyzing medical prescriptions, horizontal visits, and to set up protocols. Afterwards, other activities were designated such as monitoring for drug safety, participating in committees and managed routines. If problems were found, the pharmacist reported them for the physician and, […]