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    Guideline on the medication management of adults with

    Doctors are o#en unaware that their patient has an issue with the formulation of their medicine.It is important, therefore, for prescribers and other healthcare professionals to assess if the patient has swallowing di!culties, which may a"ect adherence. Swallowing di!culty, or dysphagia

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    Wessex AHSN Medicines Optimisation Newsletter

    Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative has the lead role for the national PSC Medicines Safety Cluster, and Clare Howard is the cluster Clinical Lead. The Medicine Safety Cluster has membership from all 15 AHSNs, and we collaborate closely where our medicines optimisation work includes Medicines Safety. The PSC cluster have recently mapped all AHSN

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  • Systematic review and narrative synthesis of pharmacist

    Nov 12, 2019 · Systematic review and narrative synthesis of pharmacist provided medicines optimisation services in care homes for older people to inform the development of a generic training or accreditation process Training in medication administration for patients with dysphagia Significant reduction in medication administration errors Dysphagia (3

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    A GUIDE TO PRESCRIBING THICKENERS FOR ADULTS

    A GUIDE TO PRESCRIBING THICKENERS FOR ADULTS WITH DYSPHAGIA If you have any queries relating to prescribing of thickeners or medications for patients with dysphagia please contact the Medicines Optimisation Team on 01375 365811 or email [email protected]

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  • Medicines optimisation focuses on prescribing quality and

    Patient-focused medicines optimisation projects will then be able to bring about system change. Conclusion. One of the responses to the MGP online survey 6 captured a useful summary of the opportunity provided by medicines optimisation 'Medicines optimisation is an approach to the quality use of medicines that aims to produce the best possible

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  • GPs should ask about swallowing difficulties when prescribing

    The optimisation of pharmaceutical care in patients with swallowing difficulties is a responsibility of all members of the healthcare team; All patients should be questioned to determine whether they have difficulty in taking tablets or capsules

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    Journal of Medicines Optimisation Pharman

    Journal of Medicines Optimisation Volume 2 Issue 1 March 2016 AIM OF THE JoMO Medicines optimisation is a person centred approach to safe and effective medicines use to ensure that people obtain the best possible outcomes from their medicines.

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    How can you encourage medicines optimisation to

    Page 1 . How can you encourage medicines optimisation to improve the lives of people living with dementia? In this article, Dr Jane Brown complements the information in the medicines optimisation briefing on dementia. These briefings have been developed for pharmacists and pharmacy teams working in England, Scotland

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    Guidelines for Medicines Optimisation in Patients with

    Guidelines for medicines optimisation in patients with acute kidney injury in secondary care 3 1. Introduction Acute kidney injury (AKI) is the sudden loss of kidney function over a period of hours or days.

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  • Optimisation of Nutrition and Medication for Acutely

    Optimisation of Nutrition and Medication for Acutely Admitted Older Medical Patients (OptiNAM) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

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    Outcomes of a medication optimisation review in

    patients' medication reviews. As part of the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) agenda, our group of practices reviewed the use of Outcomes of a medication optimisation review in patients taking proton pump inhibitors Diane McGinn,* Medicines

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    Medicines optimisation in elderly cancer patients

    patient-centred care and medicines optimisation by achieving shared decision-making and increasing patient involvement with a multidisciplinary team. Studies have established the positive impact of integrated care on both older patients with multiple chronic conditions and cancer patients.5 Through medicines optimisation, pharmacists

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  • Systematic review and narrative synthesis of pharmacist

    provided medicines optimisation services in care homes for older people to inform the development of a generic training or accreditation process David John Wrighta, Vivienne Maskreyb, Annie Blytha, Nigel Norrisc, David P. Alldredd, Christine M. Bonde, James Desborougha, Carmel M. Hughesf and Richard Charles Hollandg

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    Medicines Optimisation Team Guidance on Possible

    Medicines Optimisation Team Guidance on Possible Alternatives to Unlicensed Specials To search within spreadsheet hold Control and press F, then type word or phrase in search box Box 1. Adjustment to address patient need Example 1 Review continuing need for treatment Consider discontinuing any non-essential treatment

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  • Internal Slõ Drinks

    Optimising Medication for those with dysphagia is a complicated issue. But no central resource exists to help healthcare professionals make informed decisions. Doctors, Pharmacists and Healthcare professionals have to search the internet for advice and information every time a patient presents with dysphagia. That's time consuming and puts a huge

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  • Care home charter for swallowing and medicines The

    New Patients Association Nutrition Checklist helps identify those living in the community at risk of under-nutrition. Making TRACS to improve nurse retention. Can the retention rate of registered nursing staff be improved by collaborative development? Medicines related care of residents with dysphagia. This report is a qualitative study looking

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    A Guide to Prescribing Oral Nutritional Supplements in

    Pre-operative preparation of malnourished patients Dysphagia Patients should be reviewed regularly, initially monthly and then as a maximum 3-6 monthly to assess the continued need for supplements, as per the flowchart for the identification and management of malnutrition in the community. Patients

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  • Medicine Administration in People with Parkinson's Disease

    Jul 11, 2018 · Medicine administration errors are twice as frequent in people with dysphagia than in those without. Medicine administration is particularly critical for people with Parkinson's disease where late, or missed doses reduce medicine effectiveness and impact on the quality of life.

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    Medicines optimisation ensuring the right patients,

    The goal of medicines optimisation Medicines optimisation looks beyond the cost of medicines to the value they deliver and recognises medicines as an investment in patient outcomes. The goal is to help patients to Improve their outcomes, including better monitoring and metrics Have access to an evidence-based choice of medicine

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  • Prescribing medicines for patients with dysphagia Slõ

    Sep 22, 2016 · We have found this book on the internet which appears to be very helpful. To quote the author "It outlines the legal, pharmacological and clinical issues which should be considered when selecting the most appropriate course of action and provides practical advice on how best to prescribe and manage medication

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    Supporting Respiratory Patients & Medicines

    Jun 07, 2016 · Supporting Respiratory Patients & Medicines Optimisation in CHS 9.30 Registration & refreshments 1000 Welcome Market place questions 10.10 Medicines Optimisation Update in Asthma Kym Lowder NICE Medicines & Prescribing Associate 10.50 Medicines Optimisation Update in COPD Helen Marlow Lead Primary Care Pharmacist and NICE Medicines and

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  • Pill Swallowing by Adults With Dysphagia Request

    The risk of aspiration remains the same in swallowing ODTs as conventional tablets in dysphagia patients [157] 2. ODTs are easier to swallow than conventional tablets in dysphagia patients [157

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  • Prescribing advice for medicines and those with dysphagia

    Oct 03, 2016 · The UK's National Health Service has available some advice on prescribing medicines for those with dysphagia. Click here for the of this advice The two papers we have found are written by the NHS' Specialist Pharmacy Service and The UK Medicines Information (UKMI) pharmacists for NHS Healthcare professionals. The

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    COLESEVELAM for the management of bile acid

    with colesevelam. Safety and efficacy are not established for patients with triglyceride levels greater than 3.4mmol/L3 The safety and efficacy of colesevelam in patients with dysphagia, swallowing disorders, severe gastrointestinal motility disorders,

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  • Nutrition PrescQIPP C.I.C

    Improving medication administration for patients with swallowing difficulties Coventry and Rugby CCG (2013) Reducing inappropriate prescribing of oral nutritional supplements Medicines Optimisation Team within the Central Southern CSU (2013)

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  • Medicine Optimisation for those with swallowing

    Sep 16, 2016 · Optimising Medication for those with dysphagia is a complicated issue. But no central resource exists to help healthcare professionals make informed decisions. Doctors, Pharmacists and Healthcare professionals have to search the internet for advice and information every time a patient presents with dysphagia. That's time consuming and puts a huge

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  • Keele University Medicines optimisation

    Medicines Optimisation seeks to maximise health gain through the optimum use of medicines. It encompasses all aspects of medicines use, from the prescribing of medicines to the ways in which medicines are taken or not taken by patients.

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  • Stable coronary artery disease guideline Working party

    Medicines optimisation. Those responsible for medicines management locally should update the prescription record, including repeats for new medicines ; Clinical review should include assessment of patient concordance, ideally within 2 weeks of discharge use standard questions for patients taking new medicines

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  • Medicines optimisation RCNi

    Jul 26, 2017 · The article discussed medicines optimisation, which was defined as a patient-centred approach to safe and effective medicines use to ensure patients achieve the best possible outcomes. It emphasised that involving patients in decisions about their care will assist in ensuring they get the most from their medicines.

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    Guidelines for prescribing oral nutritional supplements in

    professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient, in circumstances may include severe dysphagia or swallowing difficulties, malabsorption disorders, and jaw wiring. NHS Gateshead CCG Guidelines for prescribing oral nutritional supplements in adults Developed by NECS Medicines Optimisation Team on

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  • The Health Care Professional's Charter Care Home

    The Health Care Professional's Charter. Medicines optimisation reviews ensure that residents receive medicines which improve their quality of life. The benefits gained from medicines must outweigh the risks. If there is a new onset of dysphagia or a deteriorating swallow, then refer to local guidelines to make a referral to the speech

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  • Prescribing in patients with dysphagia Nurse Prescribing

    Patients with dysphagia can present a challenge to the prescriber, as they may not be able to swallow solid oral dosage forms. This article discusses drugs that can worsen a patient's swallow, the legal and clinical implications of altering dosage forms, and the recommended steps to take when prescribing drugs for a patient with dysphagia.

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