Elisa Galvan

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A 12-day peer-review audit was performed in the outpatient pharmacy of a large teaching hospital. The audit process was not masked, that is, the pharmacists were aware of the peer-review evaluation. During the 12-day period, 9394 prescription forms and their corresponding pharmaceutical products were examined manually before being delivered to the patient.(More)
Prescribing of Schedule II drugs for outpatients before and after enactment of a triplicate prescription law (TPL) was examined at a 1200-bed teaching hospital in Texas. Four pharmacists reviewed all prescriptions for Schedule II drugs during 1981 (before TPL) and 1982 (after TPL). The name of the drug product, quantity, and prescriber's training(More)
A study was carried out to define selected bacteriological characteristics of residues from 10 swine farms, 5 with or without prior clinical enteric disease (PCED) and to determine the effect of ensilage on the bacteria present in the solid fraction. At each farm, samples were taken from the sedimentation basin (SB), the solid fraction (SF), and the liquid(More)
AIMS This study was carried out to determine the survival time of Escherichia coli, Salmonella choleraesuis, Aujeszky's Disease virus and Blue Eye Disease virus in ensilages based on the solid fraction of pig faeces. METHODS AND RESULTS The four micro-organisms were inoculated into microsilos based on the solid fraction of pig faeces, sorghum and(More)
A study was conducted to evaluate the feasibility of using barcodes in an outpatient pharmacy quality assurance program. In the first step of this study, adhesive labels containing a barcode representation of the National Drug Code (NDC) identification for the hospital's formulary medications were printed for each stock bottle or drug package used in(More)
An investigation on placenta proteins has been carried out by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) ion imaging (II) experiments. This was performed by laser irradiation of the maternal and fetal sides of placenta tissue. To investigate the possible changes in protein profile due to the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), five(More)
A behavioral scale and traditional letters of recommendation were compared as tools for evaluating applicants for a hospital pharmacy residency program. In designing the behaviorally anchored ranking scale (BARS), a list of desirable characteristics of hospital pharmacy residents was compiled and descriptions were written of effective, average, and(More)
Hospital pharmacy residents participated in a program designed to introduce them to computer systems useful in pharmacy practice and to provide them with access to a variety of computer resources that could be helpful in completing their residency projects. Using existing computer facilities, various short courses and individual tutorials were employed to(More)