Marina Yazdi

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A large-scale intervention field trial of the effect of Olyset long-lasting insecticide-treated bednets on transmission of cutaneous leishmaniasis was carried out in 2 cities in the Islamic Republic of Iran from October 2003 to July 2005. We enrolled 8620 individuals in 3000 households in 6 pairs of sectors in each city. Epidemiological and entomological(More)
PURPOSE The safety of converting kidney transplant recipients on brand-name tacrolimus to generic tacrolimus during hospitalization was evaluated. METHODS A single-center observational study compared tacrolimus dosages and trough tacrolimus levels in kidney transplant recipients who had a kidney transplant more than 90 days before hospital admission.(More)
PURPOSE The implementation and outcomes of a pharmacist career ladder program (PCLP) at a tertiary care, academic medical center are described. SUMMARY A PCLP was developed at Yale-New Haven Hospital to guide career development, motivate staff to perform beyond their daily tasks and responsibilities, and recognize and retain high performers through(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine if adding a clinical pharmacist to the cardiac arrest team in a documenter role improves completeness of documentation and quality of advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). SETTING A 1541-bed, tertiary care, academic medical center with an integrated clinical pharmacy practice model. PRACTICE DESCRIPTION In 2012, we(More)
PURPOSE Describe medication safety metrics used at University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) institutions and recommend a meaningful way to report and communicate medication safety information across an organization. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted using an electronically distributed, open-ended survey instrument. RESULTS Twenty percent of(More)
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