Search for dissertations about: "pharmacovigilance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word pharmacovigilance.

  1. 1. Pharmacovigilance : spontaneous reporting in health care

    Author : Elisabet Ekman; Göran Petersson; Susanna Wallerstedt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacovigilance; adverse drug reaction; spontaneous reporting; nurses; physicians; attitudes; torsades de pointes; erectile dysfunction; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Pharmacovigilance in healthcare is essential for safe drug treatment. Spontaneous reporting is the most common source of information in the context of implementing label changes and taking a drug off the market. However, underreporting is found to be very prevalent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pharmacovigilance in municipal elderly care : From a nursing perspective

    Author : Rose-Marie Johansson-Pajala; Lene Martin; Kerstin Jorsäter Blomgren; Johan Fastbom; Pernilla Hillerås; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; competence; computerized decision support systems; content analysis; drug monitoring; inter-professional collaboration; nurse; older person; patient; pharmacovigilance; pharmacovigilant activities; phenomenography; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Medication management constitutes a large part of registered nurses' (RNs) daily work in municipal elderly care. They are responsible for monitoring multimorbid older persons with extensive treatments, and they often work alone, without daily access to physicians. RNs’ drug monitoring is, in this thesis, based on the concept of pharmacovigilance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The use of Bayesian confidence propagation neural network in pharmacovigilance

    Author : Andrew Bate; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : adverse drug reactions; pharmacovigilance; signal detection; spontaneous reporting; data mining; Bayesian statistics; BCPNN; neural network; medicinsk farmakologi; Medical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : The WHO database contains more than 2.8 million case reports of suspected adverse drug reactions reported from 70 countries worldwide since 1968. The Uppsala Monitoring Centre maintains and analyses this database for new signals on behalf of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hazards of Drug Therapy : On the Management of Adverse Drug Reactions: From Signal Detection and Evaluation to Risk Minimization

    Author : Karin Hedenmalm; Marja-Liisa Dahl; Gunnar Alvan; Ellen Vinge; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacology; adverse drug reactions; spontaneous reporting systems; drug regulation; pharmacovigilance; incidence; Farmakologi; Pharmacological research; Farmakologisk forskning;

    Abstract : Spontaneous reporting systems (SRSs) for adverse drug reactions (ADRs) have been developed as a result of the thalidomide disaster, whereby thousands of children world-wide were born with birth defects. The Swedish Adverse Drug Reactions Advisory Committee was established in 1965. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety of Medication in Paediatrics

    Author : Kristina Star; Karin Nordin; I Ralph Edwards; Richard Irvin Cook; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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