Survey of the profile of pharmacy and hospital pharmacist in a prospective cross-sectional study of the State of São Paulo in the year 2018-2019
Objective: To identify the structures of hospital pharmacies and the performance of hospital pharmacists in the State of São Paulo. Methods: A cross-sectional study, developed by the Technical Working Group of Hospital Pharmacy of CRF-SP by forwarding emails to Pharmacists of the State of São Paulo and dissemination in the CRF-SP Portal in the period from October 2018 to February 2019, the collection instrument was a questionnaire in Google Docs format containing 55 questions addressing the aspects general characterization of the hospital, hospital pharmacy and the pharmacist. The qualitative data were tabulated in Excel spreadsheet and analyzed by absolute and relative frequency being presented in forms of tables. We used non-parametric statistical tests with p-value < 0.05 and 95% confidence interval by the JAMOVI system (version 1.6.23). Results: A total of 434 pharmacists participated in the survey, representing 4.8% with work activity in the hospital area. It was observed that administration of the hospital area is more related to private service in own administration 173 (45.9%) (p< 0.001), the segment with the specialty hospital 246 (65.3%) (p< 0.001), specialties with oncology 40 (14.9%) (p= 1.000), contributing with strategic, tactical and operational decisions, improving the technical structures and strengthening the health service and the activities of pharmacists related to discharge orientation with 148 (48.5%) (p< 0.001), intervention in prescriptions 236 (77.4%) (p< 0.001), multidisciplinary visit 229 (75.1%) (p< 0.001), medication reconciliation 220 (72.1%). Conclusion: We observed the challenge and the need to improve the narrowing of communication between the professionals and the entity, and new technologies may bring closer and stimulate a productive dynamic of the category.
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