The Clinical Pharmacist assessment in the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in a university hospital
Objetive: to evaluate the adherence of health professionals to interventions by the clinical pharmacist service in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in a teaching hospital. Methods: This is a retrospective study in which, through data collection and analysis statistics (considering p <0.05 as the level of significance), pharmaceutical therapies related to drug prescription related to prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism (following the protocol in force at the institution) for patients admitted to a teaching hospital in Minas Gerais from December 2019 to August 2020.. The level of acceptance of clinical pharmacy interventions regarding the need to prescribe prophylactic anticoagulants, change in anticoagulation dosage, prescription of two or more anticoagulants and the lack of risk classification was evaluated for the development of venous thromboembolism for inpatients. Results: in the nine-month period, 62 pharmaceutical interventions were performed before the clinical staff, with 82.25% adherence: need for prescription of anticoagulants (82.75%); change in anticoagulation dosage (80%) and prescription of two or more anticoagulants (100%). In the same period, 2070 interventions (100%) with the nursing team were identified regarding the lack of risk classification for the development of venous thromboembolism for patients admitted via the RM Saude system. Conclusion: the evaluation allowed to identify the importance of the clinical pharmacist in the prevention of thromboembolic events for patients admitted to a hospital.
Copyright (c) 2021 RBFHSS and the Authors
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
The authors hereby transfer, assign, or otherwise convey to RBFHSS: (1) the right to grant permission to republish or reprint the stated material, in whole or in part, without a fee; (2) the right to print republish copies for free distribution or sale; and (3) the right to republish the stated material in any format (electronic or printed). In addition, the undersigned affirms that the article described above has not previously been published, in whole or part, is not subject to copyright or other rights except by the author(s), and has not been submitted for publication elsewhere, except as communicated in writing to RHFHSS with this document.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-NC-ND) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
This journal permits and encourages authors to post and archive the final pdf of the articles submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit its publication in this journal.