A Survey of Drug Information Resources in Alabama Pharmacy Facilities
Drug Facts and Comparisons was the most available and used resource for all pharmacy types; the PDR and OTC references were second and third, respectively.
Review of prescriber approach towards rational drug practice in hospitalised patients.
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC
The drug practice among hospitalised patients was clearly irrational accompanied by high levels of medication error, and an accurate prescribing decision, appropriate treatment, and rational use of drugs are major needs of the day to ensure safe medication practice.
Quality of pharmaceutical items available from drugstores in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
- Political Science, MedicineThe Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health
The quality of uncoated aspirin tablets was a serious problem and the vast majority of the samples did not meet the standard requirements, which has important implications for the Cambodian government regarding the control of the quality of pharmaceutical items available in drugstores.
Quantitative Analysis of Drug- Drug Interactions of OTC Drugs with other Prescribed Drugs Collected from Different Hospitals and Clinics of Karachi, Pakistan.
The end results of the entire study found interactions of Aspirin with ACE inhibitors and Clopidogrel, Iron, Zinc and Calcium with Ciprofloxacin, while Ibuprofen with Lisinopril as a top large number of interactions.
A study on rational drug prescribing and dispensing in outpatients in a tertiary care teaching hospital of Western Nepal.
- Medicine, Political ScienceKathmandu University medical journal
There is a need for educational intervention for prescribers and both managerial andeducational intervention for the hospital pharmacists to improve prescribing and dispensing.
Extemporaneous Compounding: Cautions, Controversies and Convenience
- MedicineInnovative Journal of Medical and Health Science
Physico-chemical and economic considerations before compounding; factors and quality control issues; compounding support, training, chemical supplies, types of compounding (specially in hospital and ambulatory care compounding).
Removing Meperidine from the Health-System Formulary—Frequently Asked Questions
- MedicineJournal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy
Information is provided comparing meperidine with other opioids, including dosage equivalency, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, cost, adverse effects, and drug interactions, where available.
Clinical pharmacists in chronic care
- MedicineSantosh University Journal of Health Sciences
When clinical pharmacists are active members of the care team, they enhance proficiency by: Providing critical input on medicine use and dosing and working with patients to solve problems with their medications and improve compliance.
Provenance of Computers in Pharmacy
Computers in pharmacy are used for the information of drug data, records and files, drug management (creating, modifying, adding and deleting data in patient files to generate reports), business details and in hospital pharmacy computers are widely used.