Study impacto: Descriptive analyzis of pharmacist's clinical practice in onco-hematology

authors

  • Le Guen R.
  • Madelaine I.
  • Tournamille J.
  • Bellanger A.
  • Astier A.
  • Braguer D.
  • Ollivier C.
  • Bardin C.
  • Lemare F.
  • Daouphars M.
  • Pinguet F.
  • Latour J-F.
  • Vigneron J.
  • Tilleul P.

keywords

  • Iatrogeny
  • Onco-hematology
  • Medical staff
  • Pharmaceutical analysis

abstract

Pharmaceutical analyses of chemotherapy prescriptions by hospital pharmacists are activities codified by regulation and rules (bon usage). The involvement of the pharmacists in clinical pharmacy activities in the oncology setting is not clearly identified, justifying the development of a mapping of these activities from a questionnaire addressed to the professionals. One hundred and seven centers have participated to this study at the national level (overall participation rate of 32.4%). More than 95% of them used a computerized ordering system and three quarter of them submit the introduction of new compounds to an analysis by the drug therapeutic committee. Prescription analysis allowed detecting around 2% of errors from the current prescription. Clinical pharmacist participates to tumor boards of onco-hematology (RCP) at a level of 46% for senior pharmacist and 42% for junior pharmacist. This involvement in the RCP allowed anticipating protocol's modification and temporary used authorization. Ninety-two percent of the senior pharmacists estimate that they highlight the risk of no reimbursement for prescription out of the guideline during RCP, resulting to a modification of the prescription for 40% of them. This level of intervention is lower with respectively 64% and 10% for the juniors. This study underlines the expert value of the clinical pharmacist dedicated to oncology setting in pre and post analysis prescriptions. It could be targeted by a prospective analysis of both clinical and pharmacoeconomics impact of these interventions.

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