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Effect of a ward-based pharmacy team on preventable adverse drug events in surgical patients (SUREPILL study).

Group S and P in LS. Effect of a ward-based pharmacy team on preventable adverse drug events in surgical patients (SUREPILL study). Br J Surg. 2015;102(10):1204-12. doi:10.1002/bjs.9876.

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August 19, 2015
Group S and P in LS. Br J Surg. 2015;102(10):1204-12.

This controlled study evaluated the effect of a protocolled pharmacist intervention—which included medication reconciliation and regular medication review—on medication errors in elective surgery patients. There was no difference in the incidence of adverse drug events compared to patients receiving usual care.

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Group S and P in LS. Effect of a ward-based pharmacy team on preventable adverse drug events in surgical patients (SUREPILL study). Br J Surg. 2015;102(10):1204-12. doi:10.1002/bjs.9876.