Navigation Links
Hospitalized patients better of with help from Pharmacists

Studies conducted at the University of Iowa and Department of Veterans Affairs has suggested that pharmacists who are based at hospitals turn out to be helpful to inpatients// and health care teams when they come out of their workstations and involve in caring for the patients. This is also effective in bringing down the errors in medication and related problems in patient care.

The change in pharmacists' roles also has helped patients understand and follow their drug regimes. Previously, pharmacists did not often see hospitalized patients firsthand. However, in the last 20 years, pharmacists have become more involved in collaborative care for patients.

"Pharmacists play an incredibly important role in caring for hospitalized patients in terms of medication safety and helping determine that patients are on the most appropriate medications," said Peter Kaboli, who led the review study and is an investigator with the Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies at the Veterans Affairs Iowa City Health Care System and assistant professor of internal medicine in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

"Hospitals and health systems are seeing the value of putting pharmacists in direct contact with patients and having the pharmacists interact with other health care providers on a daily basis," added Kaboli, who also is a hospitalist.

The team analyzed 36 studies that were published between 1985 and 2005 in English-language, peer-reviewed journals. The review appears in the May 8 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Kaboli said earlier studies of pharmacy care in hospitals usually focused on specific drugs, such as blood thinners, or specific diseases. "That's important," Kaboli said, "but it's also important to look at the bigger picture." The later studies analyzed by the team point to a systems-approach and how pharmacists care for inpatients by meeting with them at
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients
2. Man with Possible Bird Flu Symptoms Hospitalized In Gujarat
3. Students of Dharamsala Hospitalized for Diarrhoea
4. Mamata Banerjee Hospitalized Due to Chest Pain
5. Filipinos Hospitalized After Inhaling Toxic Fumes
6. Mentally-Ill Patients Get Re-Hospitalized More
7. Rapid Flu Testing Decreases Antibiotic Use in Hospitalized Adults
8. Jogi Hospitalized With Chest Pain After Arrest
9. HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad
10. New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients
11. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Hospitalized patients better with help from Pharmacists

(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Many people complain about their dependence ... each morning is put on glasses to see their clock ... individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when ... may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. ... one’s golf ball, see the TV, sew or cross stitch, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone ... emotions, Japanese researchers report. Known as the "love hormone," ... bonding between lovers, and between mothers and their children. ... key area of the brain that has long been associated ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... During his 37 years in dental practice, Dr. Arthur ... a steady stream of college students shadow him in order ... on to dental school and some are now practicing dentistry ... college students find success. , For students interested in applying ... to see a realistic view of what goes on in ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... headache sufferers to record the severity and regularity of ... Griffith research study. , A new approach to the ... with their triggers and is being led by Professor ... Health program. , He has developed an approach designed ... their headaches called Learning to Cope with Triggers (LCT). ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will ... of abused children and their families. , Steinger, Iscoe and ... past abuse, and want tomorrow’s attorneys to do the same. ... States each year according to the nonprofit Childhelp ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cataract Surgery: New Technology for Reduced Dependence on Glasses 2Health News:'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism 2Health News:'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism 3Health News:Arthur Bruce Dental Helps College Students 2Health News:Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Offers Child Advocate Scholarship 2
... early studies into a new treatment for patients with ... an anti-depression 'pacemaker' found the electrical device can significantly ... pacemaker, which is implanted in a person's chest, sends ... brain. The device was originally used to treat patients ...
... Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has set ... City’ in the port town of Vishakhapatnam. By providing ... hopes to attract global pharmaceutical companies to the city ... by 2005. The ‘Pharma City’ will be developed by ...
... reduces the number of seizures suffered by severe epileptics, a ... coil which was placed on the side of the head ... ,The use of high-frequency pulses has been blamed for triggering ... using low-frequency magnetism.The ten patients in the Gottingen study suffered ...
... found six genes which may play a role in breast ... to gauge an individual woman's risk of developing cancer by ... breast cancer cases are currently thought to be caused by ... firmly linked with some cases of inherited breast cancer, but ...
... to a new study combining a diet rich in ... blood pressure, even in those not suffering from hypertension. ... lead to significant health benefits.// Previous research has shown ... levels of homocysteine, an amino acid linked to heart ...
... disorder which they say is responsible for people who find ... findings could lead to new treatments for jet lag//, insomnia ... Utah say people who cannot stay awake much after 8.30pm ... a disorder called "familial advanced sleep-phase syndrome". This means the ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading ... technical, and medical communities, has announced the launch of ... application of the world-renowned medical education platform. ... App , available for download onto all iOS and ... to gain access to valuable AccessMedicine diagnostic ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 According to a new ... Fixation Devices Market - Global Forecast, Market Share, Size, ... orthopedic trauma fixation devices market is estimated at USD ... at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2014 to 2019, ... in 2020. Browse the Orthopedic Trauma Fixation ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014  Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced ... new corporate logo. This is part of a comprehensive rebranding ... Founded in Boston, MA , in 1959, ... companies since 1992.  Other companies in the group include Inova ... Systelab ( Barcelona, Spain ).  Like IL, these ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 4Instrumentation Laboratory Unveils New Corporate Brand 2Instrumentation Laboratory Unveils New Corporate Brand 3
... SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2011 Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. ... and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix , ... financial results on Friday, May 6, 2011 before the ... followed by a conference call with the investment community ...
... Pa., April 29, 2011 Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced ... conferences: JMP Securities Research Conference San ... Inovio Presentation Dr. J. Joseph Kim, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Halozyme Therapeutics to Host First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call on May 6 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Investor Conferences 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Investor Conferences 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Investor Conferences 4
Quantitative determination of cortisol levels in serum and urine. Cross-reactivity with dexamethasone: 0.2% (suppression test).Time to first result: 30 minutes....
... IMMULITE 2000 assays are ... the IMMULITE 2000, a ... immunoassay analyzer. IMMULITE 2000 ... centralization, and a rapidly ...
... from KUBTEC is a dual capability system with ... representation of the specimen under test. While the ... images, the micro focus source also allows the ... standard 2D images. The 50 mm x 50 ...
... Provides Microsoft Windows-based urodynamics for fast, ... where logic, efficiency and economy are ... designed with modularity and expandability in ... diagnostic tools and establish a complete ...
Medicine Products: