Detección de problemas relacionados con medicamentos antiinflamatorios no esteroideos en un servicio de urgencias hospitalario

Translated title of the contribution: Detection of problems related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in a hospital emergency department

M. I. Baena, P. J. Moreno, F. Sierra, E. López, A. Matas, A. Zarzuelo, J. Jiménez-Martín, M. J. Faus

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Abstract

Objective: With this work it is pretended to know the prevalence of problems related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs which are cause for consultation at the emergency department of the Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves from Granada. Methods: By using the interview to the patient, it will be collected information about patients' drug intake through a survey, which will be evaluated along with the clinical history in order to identify and to classify drug-related problems presented by the patients. Results: 28.6% of total detected PRMs were related to the use of NSAIs, out of which 75% were due to treatment ineffectiveness and 81.2% were avoidable. Conclusions: NSAIs are the group of drugs most frequently implied (28.6%) in the appearance of PRM among the users of the emergency department of the Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves from Granada, being the majority of those (81.2%) avoidable.

Translated title of the contributionDetection of problems related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in a hospital emergency department
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)9-18
Number of pages10
JournalAtencion Farmaceutica
Volume4
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

Keywords

  • Adverse reactions
  • Drug-related problems
  • Emergency department
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories

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