Search for dissertations about: "prescription drug"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words prescription drug.

  1. 1. Psychoactive prescription drug use disorders, misuse and abuse Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Micaela Tjäderborn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychoactive prescription drugs; psychotropic drugs; prescription drug use disorders; prescription drug misuse; abuse; pharmacovigilance; drug utilization; pharmacoepidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: There is a widespread and increasing use of psychoactive prescription drugs, such as opioid analgesics, anxiolytics, hypnotics and anti-epileptics, but their use is associated with a risk of drug use disorder, misuse and abuse. Today, these are globally recognized and emerging public health concerns. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Hedenmalm; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacology; adverse drug reactions; spontaneous reporting systems; drug regulation; pharmacovigilance; incidence; Farmakologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi 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

  3. 3. Suicide and drugs. Drug related suicide mortality and physicians' prescription patterns

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Anders Carlsten; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Suicide; drug use; drug poisoning; antidepressants; benzodiazepines; prevention.;

    Abstract : Aim: The aims of the study were to 1) analyse a possible association between changes in drug sales and the occurrence of drug poisoning suicides 2) assess the role of benzodiazepines in elderly suicides 3) analyse changes in suicide mortality after the introduction of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, SSRIs 4) examine physicians' inclination to prescribe benzodiazepines in low and high prescribing areas. Method: Information on suicide mortality and death certificates were obtained from Statistics Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The influence of gender and depression on drug utilization Pharmacoepidemiological research in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Thunander Sundbom; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Farmakoepidemiologi; Pharmacoepidemiology; adherence; anxiety; depression; drug utilization; gender; pharmacoepidemiology; prescription drugs; self-report;

    Abstract : Background Drug use has increased over recent decades, and is especially great among women and among people with mental health problems. To take advantage of the full potential of drugs and to avoid drug-related problems, drug prescription needs to be correct and the drugs need to be taken according to the prescribed regimens. READ MORE