Perrine Joret-Descout

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Off-label or unlicensed medicine use is very common in paediatric practice, ranging from 11 to 80 %, and is one of the predisposing factors for adverse events (23–60 %). Medicine indications are the third leading reason for doctors to perform off-label prescriptions. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence and nature of off-label and unlicensed(More)
PURPOSE The lack of drugs specifically assessed for paediatric use results in a widespread off-label drug use. The aim of this work is to identify experiences and attitudes towards paediatrics off-label prescribing in a university teaching paediatric hospital. METHODS A questionnaire of 24 items was sent by email to 409 paediatricians in February 2013. (More)
Background Stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) is recommended in some situations to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding and is a component of standard care for patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), already among the most widely prescribed drug classes, are being increasingly used. Objective To describe PPI(More)
BACKGROUND Medication errors (ME) could lead to severe adverse events. Hospital staff have to gain practical knowledge and ME preventing methods. Simulation is a teaching method more and more used in health system. The aim of this study was to create an error patient room which represents a factitious patient room with ME for health professionals of the(More)
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