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The impacts of a pharmacist-managed outpatient clinic and chemotherapy-directed electronic order sets for monitoring oral chemotherapy.
Battis B, Clifford L, Huq M, Pejoro E, Mambourg S. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 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.
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Tom Bookwalter, PharmD; June 2004
A woman given is found cyanotic on morning rounds. Her methemoglobinemia is determined to be from a roughly 7-fold overdose of dapsone.