del seguimiento farmacoterapéutico en una farmacia comunitaria
of pharmacotherapy follow-up in a community pharmacy
|Seguimiento Farmacoterapéutico 2004; 2(3): 189-194|
|Victoria VAZQUEZ, Juán CHACÓN, José ESPEJO, María José FAUS|
Farmacéutica surge como respuesta a una necesidad social, basada
en obtener el máximo beneficio de la farmacoterapia de los pacientes,
requisito para una atención sanitaria de calidad.
Palabras clave: Atención Farmacéutica. Seguimiento Farmacoterapéutico. Problemas Relacionados con los Medicamentos.
care appears as a reply to a societal necessity based on obtaining the
maximum benefit from therapy in patients, as a prerequisite for a high
1) To assess the efficacy of the Dader Method for patient pharmacotherapy follow-up. 2) To determine the capability to provide pharmacotherapy follow-up with current pharmacy structure. 3) to Determine difficulties encountered to provide this service.
Method: Retrospective study from Nov-2001 to Nov-2003 in a community pharmacy in Chiclana de la Frontera (Cadiz-Spain). 50 patients under pharmacotherapy follow-up by the Dader Method were analyzed.
Results: A total of 125 clinical interventions were made on patients. Most of intervened drug therapy problems (DTP) were type 5, 3, and 1 respectively. 20.8% of DTP were caused by non-compliance. 85.6% of interventions were accepted and 81.6% of health problems were resolved. Communication way more commonly used was written pharmacist-patient-physician.
Conclusions: The Dader Method is efficacy to detect, prevent and resolve DTP, and to optimize pharmacotherapy in patients. It was possible to implements it in a community pharmacy with current structure. There exist some difficulties that diminished quality to pharmacotherapy follow-up.
Keywords: Pharmaceutical Care. Pharmacotherapy follow-up. Drug therapy problems
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