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International Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

Study of medication errors and compliances for inclusion of new drugs in hospital formulary

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Year 2014 Vol 3 Issue 2
Document Type : Original article
1Ruchika Garg 2Atul Kabra 3Ashish Chauhan
1Department of Pharmacy,Mmanav Bharti Universty, Solan (H.P.)
2Department of Pharmacy,Mmanav Bharti Universty, Solan (H.P.)
3B.R.A. National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar , Punjab, India
Hospital formulary is an information resource that provides medicines and regimen monograph reflecting a range of drugs approved for prescribing within the hospital. An ongoing process where physicians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals establish policies and select products are medically appropriate and cost effective in interest of given patient population. PTC is responsible for formation and maintenance of drug formulary system. PTC is equivalent body which functions in developing and maintaining the formulary and establishing and implementing policies on use of drug products.

Methodology: A combined effort is made by physicians, managerial and administration staff and nursing staff to improve patient safety by minimizing medication error rate in hospital.
: The results of this study are important not only for the welfare of the patients but also for the economics of healthcare systems and future role of pharmacy personnel in hospitals.
Hospital formulary, Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee, Medication Errors
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