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Evaluation of electronic health record implementation on pharmacist interventions related to oral chemotherapy management.
Finn A, Bondarenka C, Edwards K, Hartwell R, Letton C, Perez A. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2017;23:563-574.
Chemotherapy administration has a well known potential for errors. This pre–post study found that implementation of an electronic health record–facilitated, pharmacist-led, standardized ordering and monitoring program for oral chemotherapy led to better identification of prescribing errors. This research adds to the evidence for the role of pharmacists in making cancer care safer.
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Lydia C. Siegel, MD; Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH; January 2009
Four months after surgery, a woman with osteosarcoma receiving outpatient chemotherapy was admitted for possible cellulitis. Discharged home on methotrexate and antibiotics, the patient developed methotrexate toxicity, partly due to a drug interaction.