Gordon Mallarkey

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OBJECTIVE To audit the accuracy of dose administration aid (DAA) packaging in regional aged care facilities (RACFs) within the boundaries of the Hunter Urban Division of General Practice. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Each participating RACF audited one DAA for each resident receiving medication between May and August 2006. Registered nurses compared(More)
Cardiac toxicity Dr Lillian L. Siu (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada) presented an overview of cardiac toxicities encountered with molecularly targeted agents. These include ventricular dysfunction, hypertension and corrected QT interval (QTc) prolongation. There are distinct mechanisms for drug-induced ventricular dysfunction. For example,(More)