"International Centres of Excellence in Hospital Pharmacy"; a SEFH new initiative; the role of the clinical pharmacist in the hospital antibiotic stewardship in Northern Ireland

E.A. Álvaro-Alonso, M. Aldeyab, L. Ashfield, F. Gilmore, M. Pérez-Encinas

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    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)233-236
    Number of pages4
    JournalFarmacia Hospitalaria
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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    Export Date: 15 September 2018


    Correspondence Address: Álvaro-Alonso, E.A.; Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitario Fundación AlcorcónSpain; email: lenialon@gmail.com

    Chemicals/CAS: Anti-Bacterial Agents

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    • antibiotic agent
    • antiinfective agent
    • clinical practice
    • health care system
    • health service
    • healthcare associated infection
    • hospital pharmacy
    • human
    • medical education
    • medical research
    • medical specialist
    • medical staff
    • Northern Ireland
    • outcome assessment
    • patient care
    • patient safety
    • personal experience
    • pharmacist
    • resident
    • Review
    • social care
    • inappropriate prescribing
    • professional standard
    • psychology
    • standards
    • Anti-Bacterial Agents
    • Humans
    • Inappropriate Prescribing
    • Pharmacists
    • Pharmacy Service, Hospital
    • Professional Role

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