Effect of an educational intervention on the documentation of adverse drug reactions to antipsychotic drugs in the public health care sector of south africa.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BOSCHMANS, Shirley-Anne (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Pharmacy, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Shirley-Anne Inez Boschmans:
    Gregory Purcell: Pharmacy, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Jane McCartney: Pharmacy, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Antipsychotic drugs are the mainstay of treatment for psychotic disorders. Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to these drugs negatively impact the patient. Documentation of ADRs can prevent reoccurrences and aid in quick resolution, improving patient quality of life.

    Purpose

    The purpose of the study was to determine whether an intervention..

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