International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy

  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Induced Serotonin Syndrome

    Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Induced Serotonin Syndrome –A Case Report Ananth kashyap*, Rashmi N G, Rakshith U R, Hanumanthachar Joshi Smriti College of Pharmaceutical Education, Indore Serotonin syndrome also known as serotonin toxicity is a potentially life threatening syndrome that is precipitated due to excess serotonin within CNS. It results in variety of mental, autonomic and neuromuscular changes which ranges in severity from mild to fatal. It is nearly always caused by drug interaction involving two or more serotonergic drugs…

  • Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a computer assisted medication review in hospitalized patients

    Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a computer assisted medication review in hospitalized patient Kim P.G.M. Hurkens1, Carlota Mestres-Gonzalvo2, Hugo A.J.M. de Wit2, Rob Janknegt2, Frans Verhey3, Jos M.G.A. Schols 4,6, Fabienne Magdelijns 5, Coen D.A. Stehouwer5,6, Bjorn Winkens 6, 7, Wubbo Mulder5 and P. Hugo M. van der Kuy2 1Department of Internal Medicine, section of Geriatric Medicine, Zuyderland Medical Centre, PO box 5500, Sittard-Geleen-Heerlen, the Netherlands; 2Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Toxicology, Zuyderland Medical Centre, PO box 5500, Sittard-Geleen-Heerlen,…

  • Bioassay guided fractionation-an emerging technique influence the isolation, identification and characterization of lead phytomolecules

    Bioassay guided fractionation-an emerging technique influence the isolation, identification and characterization of lead phytomolecules Neelesh Malviya*1, Sapna Malviya 2  * 1 Smriti College of Pharmaceutical Education, Indore 2 Modern Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), Indore Natural products have thus played an important role in drug discovery in the past and promise to provide still more drugs in the future. The search for a new drug from nature is based on a biological and ecological rationale. Natural products have provided many…

  • Simulated Cases in Clinical Training for Pharmacists

    Simulated Cases in Clinical Training for Pharmacists Hale Z. Toklu1,2  1 North Florida Regional Medical Center, Department of Graduate Medical Education 2 University of Central Florida College of Medicine Clinical classes are the milestones that help pharmacy students gain clinical competency and to prepare them for their professional life. Although didactic methods provide theoretical knowledge, the retention rate of information is relatively low when compared with problem based teaching methods. Simulators such as high fidelity mannequins or standardized simulated patients…

  • Total Quality Management Approach to Drug and Therapeutics Committee Guidelines in a Tertiary Care Government Hospital in Nepal

    Total Quality Management Approach to Drug and Therapeutics Committee Guidelines in a Tertiary Care Government Hospital in Nepal *Binaya Sapkota, BPharm, PharmD on behalf of Drug and Therapeutics Committee, Civil Service Hospital Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Pokhara University Background: Drug and Therapeutics Committee (DTC) is the principal policy making and recommending body for Civil Service Hospital (CSH). Condition of no functional DTC and guidelines based on the concept of total quality management (TQM)…

  • An Assessment of Knowledge and Evaluation of Risk on Developing Type II Diabetes Mellitus- a Prospective Study

    An Assessment of Knowledge and Evaluation of Risk on Developing Type II Diabetes Mellitus- a Prospective Study Ms. ANCY PAUL*a, Ms. ANJU PAULa, Ms. SONA BENNYa, Mrs. DEEPTHI. C. DENNYb, Mrs. LINCY GEORGEc, Dr. K. KRISHNAKUMARd, Dr. L. Panayappane a (Pharm. D), Department of Pharmacy Practice, St. James College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chalakudy, b M.Pharm, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, St. James College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chalakudy, c M.Pharm, (Ph.D), Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, St.James College of…

  • Case report of west syndrome: a rare severe epilepsy in infants

    Case report of west syndrome: a rare severe epilepsy in infants G. Pravalika1, Sushanta Kr Das1 and Saurabh Gupta2*  1Department of Pharm. D, CMR College of Pharmacy, Kandlakoya (V)-501 401, Hyderabad, India 2Department of Pharmacology, Indore Institute of Pharmacy, Rau pithumpur road-45331, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India West syndrome (WS) also known as infantile spasms, is severe form of epilepsy of early childhood was first describe in 1840s. WS presents with myoclonic-tonic seizures (spasms) characterized by flexor, extensor or mixed movements…