Clinical Case Studies on Medication Safety

Clinical Case Studies on Medication Safety

1st Edition - December 1, 2022

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  • Editor: Yaser Mohammed Al-Worafi
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323988025

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Description

Clinical Case Studies on Medication Safety provides real and simulated scenarios about safety issues related to medication, including Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs), medication errors, and Drug Related Problems (DRPs). The book explains real-life case management, including details about adverse drug reactions, mistakes during drug administration, drug avoidance, and drug-drug interactions with a goal of improving patient care. With over 150 case studies, including cases from alternative medicine and traditional medicine, this book will help medical and health sciences educators, students, healthcare professionals, and other readers apply their knowledge and skills to solve cases for better patient care.

Key Features

  • Includes real and simulated case studies about drug safety issues
  • Aids medical students and practitioners to improve their case solving skills
  • Contains more than 150 case studies with questions and key answers

Readership

Medical and health sciences educators & students, health care professionals (Physicians, dentists, Pharmacists, nurses, technicians) and researchers; Professionals working in Pharmacovigilance centers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Medication Safety and the Importance of Clinical Case Studies
    2. Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) Case Studies: Mild ADRs
    3. Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) Case Studies: Moderate ADRs
    4. Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) Case Studies: Severe ADRs
    5. Medication Errors Case Studies: Prescribing, Transcribing and Prescriptions/Orders Writing Errors
    6. Medication Errors Case Studies: Dispensing and Administration Errors
    7. Medication Errors Case Studies: Monitoring and Counseling Errors
    8. Medication Errors Case Studies: Medication Reconciliation Errors
    9. Drug Interactions Case Studies
    10. Adherence, Compliance, and Persistence Case Studies
    11. Drug Related Problems Case Studies: Part I
    12. Drug Related Problems Case Studies: Part II
    13.Counterfeit and Substandard Medications Case Studies
    14. Medications Misuse and Abuse Case Studies
    15. Medications Safety for Special Population Case Studies: Geriatrics
    16. Medications Safety for Special Population Case Studies: Paediatrics
    17. Medications Safety for Special Population Case Studies: Pregnancy
    18. Medications Safety for Special Population Case Studies: Lactation
    19. Herbal Medicines Case Studies: Part I
    20. Herbal Medicines Case Studies: Part II
    21. Antibiotics Case Studies: Community Pharmacies & Primary Care and Public
    22. Antibiotics Case Studies: Hospitals, Medications Safety for Special Population Case Studies: Paediatrics
    23. Antibiotics Case Studies: Hospitals

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: December 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323988025

About the Editor

Yaser Mohammed Al-Worafi

Prof. Yaser Mohammed Al-Worafi is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the College of Pharmacy, University of Science and Technology of Fujairah, UAE (Previously known as Ajman University). He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy (BPharm) from Sana’a University, Yemen and obtained a Master and PhD degree in Clinical Pharmacy from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia. He has more than 20 years experience in education, practice and research in Yemen, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Malaysia. He has held various academic and professional positions including Deputy Dean for Medical Sciences College; PharmD program director, Head of Clinical Pharmacy/Pharmacy Practice department; Head of Teaching & learning committee, Head of Training Committee, head of the curriculum committee and other committees. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, and book chapters and edited more than 10 books by Elsevier, Springer, Taylors & Francis, USA. Prof.Yaser has supervised/co-supervised many PhD, Master, PharmD and B-Pharm students. He is a reviewer for eight recognized international peer-reviewed journals. Prof. Yaser prepared, designed, and wrote many pharmacy programs for many universities including Master of Clinical Pharmacy/Pharmacy Practice program; PharmD program and BPharm program; internship/clerkships for Master, PharmD and BPharm programs; more than 30 courses related to Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Social Pharmacy and Patients care.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Science and Technology of Fujairah, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates; Deputy Dean and Professor, College of Medical Sciences, Azal University for Human Development, Sana’a, Yemen.

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