Search for dissertations about: "medication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 423 swedish dissertations containing the word medication.

  1. 1. Safety of Medication in Paediatrics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Star; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; paediatrics; adverse drug reaction; drug-related problem; medication error; patient safety; individual case safety reports; pharmacovigilance; medication; nurses; health care personnel; dosage form; NSAID; dosing; prescription; antipsychotic medicines; postmarketing surveillance; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: In paediatrics, the limited documentation to guide medication, the lack of suitable dosage forms, and the continuous development in childhood present a scenario where safety of medication is a particular challenge.Aim: To explore reported adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the challenges in prescribing and administering medicines in paediatrics, in order to identify and suggest areas needing international surveillance within medication safety and improvement in the clinical setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. A systematic approach to improving pharmacotherapy in the elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Anna Bergkvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication reconciliation; medication report; medication errors; LIMM; inpatients; hospital discharge; elderly; Clinical pharmacy; drug related problem; medication review;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Den äldre befolkningen i Sverige ökar i antal och med det ökar även antalet äldre med många sjukdomar som behöver läkemedel. Personer som är 75 år eller äldre utgör 9% av Sveriges befolkning men använder mer än 25% av alla läkemedel. READ MORE

  3. 3. eMedication – improving medication management using information technology

    University dissertation from Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Tora Hammar; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eMedication; eHealth; medication; ePrescribing; electronic prescribing; information technology; drug-related problems; clinical decision support system; health care; pharmacy; patient;

    Abstract : Medication is an essential part of health care and enables the prevention andtreatment of many conditions. However, medication errors and drug-relatedproblems (DRP) are frequent and cause suffering for patients and substantial costsfor society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects on optimisation of drug therapy in the elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Åsa ÅB Bondesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication histories; medication reviews; drug-related problems; elderly; medication errors; pharmacists; drug therapy;

    Abstract : Introduction: Elderly patients often use many drugs, increasing the risk for drug-related problems. Aim: To optimise drug therapy in the elderly by identifying, resolving and preventing drug-related problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clinical pharmacy services within a multiprofessional healthcare team

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Lina Hellström; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Clinical pharmacy services; pharmacist; medication review; medication reconciliation; medication errors; drug-related problems; inappropriate prescribing; elderly; inpatients; patient readmissions; hospitalisation; multiprofessional; patient care team; continuity of patient care; Klinisk farmaci; farmaceut; läkemedelsgenomgång; läkemedelsavstämning; läkemedelsfel; läkemedelsrelaterade problem; olämpliga läkemedel; äldre; återinläggning; sjukhusinläggning; multiprofessionell; vårdteam; kontinuitet i vården; Biomedicinsk vetenskap; Biomedical Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: The purpose of drug treatment is to reduce morbidity and mortality, and to improve health-related quality of life. However, there are frequent problems associated with drug treatment, especially among the elderly. READ MORE