Effect of education on the appropriateness of serum drug concentration determination

Donna J. Carroll, Garth E. Austin, Gregory E. Austin, Randell K. Miyahara, John E Murphy, Earl S. Ward

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to document the effect of education on the appropriateness of serum drug concentration (SDC) collection. This study included a period of education for hospital personnel involved in the acquisition of drug levels. These included nursing staff, lab personnel, housestaff (residents/interns), ward clerks, and pharmacists. This study included patients receiving aminoglycoside and/or vancomycin while on the general medicine service during the specified study periods. Patients receiving

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalTherapeutic Drug Monitoring
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Aminoglycosides
  • Education
  • Pharmacokinetic
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Vancomycin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Toxicology

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Carroll, D. J., Austin, G. E., Austin, G. E., Miyahara, R. K., Murphy, J. E., & Ward, E. S. (1992). Effect of education on the appropriateness of serum drug concentration determination. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 14(1), 81-84.