Journal Article
Study

The impacts of a pharmacist-managed outpatient clinic and chemotherapy-directed electronic order sets for monitoring oral chemotherapy.

Battis B, Clifford L, Huq M, et al. Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners. 2017;23:582-590.

Oral chemotherapy regimens are complex and may lead to severe adverse drug events. In this pilot study, nearly half of patients enrolled in a pharmacist-run oral chemotherapy monitoring clinic experienced a medication-related problem. This finding is consistent with prior studies that demonstrated pharmacist oversight improves safety of oral chemotherapy.