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Association of pre-operative medication use with post-operative delirium in surgical oncology patients receiving comprehensive geriatric assessment
It is suggested that pharmacists’ comprehensive review for pre-operative medication use is critical for the post-operative outcomes like delirium in older patients.
Efficacy of parenteral glutamine supplementation in adult hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients
The glutamine group had less clinically documented infection and 100-days mortality than the non-glutamine group, but the other outcomes did not show significant differences.
Association of pre-operative medication use with post-surgery mortality and morbidity in oncology patients receiving comprehensive geriatric assessment
It is possible that pre-operative medication use has impact on death and post-discharge institutionalization in geriatric oncology patients, further highlighting the importance of medication optimization for elderly patients with cancer surgery.
Linezolid‐induced thrombocytopenia increases mortality risk in intensive care unit patients, a 10 year retrospective study
- Hyung-sook Kim, Eunsook Lee, Y. Cho, Y. Lee, S. Rhie
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics
- 22 September 2018
The study aims to assess the incidence and risk factors of linezolid‐induced thrombocytopenia in ICU patients and to determine the prognostic importance of this condition in critically ill patients.
Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on Unnecessary Double Anaerobic Coverage Prescription
The multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship program with combined methods reduced unnecessary DAC prescription successfully and resulted in a reduction in the number of patients receiving unnecessary DAC for more than 3 days.
Impact of Intervention by an Antimicrobial Stewardship Team on Conversion from Intravenous to Oral Fluoroquinolones
Intervention to facilitate conversion from intravenous to oral administration has reduced excess use of intravenous fluoroquinolones and length of hospital stay and further implementations of the ASP extending to other antibiotics may be warranted.
Nutritional support and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients supported with veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Association of pre-operative medication use with unplanned 30-day hospital readmission after surgery in oncology patients receiving comprehensive geriatric assessment.
Impact of pharmacists’ interventions on physicians’ decision of a knowledge-based renal dosage adjustment system
Pharmacists’ interventions effectively improved physicians’ acceptance of the K-RDS alerts, and a statistically significant association was found in the designated pharmacists group in ‘highly significant’ service provided by the pharmacist.
Drug use evaluation of opioid analgesics in pain management among patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Short-acting opioid analgesic use for initial pain management and dose adjustment after assessment were appropriate, however, initial and conversion dosages recommended by guidelines may be difficult to implement considering the severity of HSCT patients.