Encapsulator

This is our pharmacy bulletin which is published quarterly and focuses on medicine issues specifically related to hospital practice.

2016

Issue 1

Editorial: Reflections (part 2) - The end of an era; but not the dream
Farewell to Ian Larmour, Emeritus Director of Pharmacy
The Encapsulator - A time for celebration and reflection
 
 

2015

Issue 3

Editorial: Reflections (part 1)
Medication safety update: Medication administration times
Therapeutic update: Unintentional continuation of corticosteroids
Pharmacy interventions - optimising and sustaining reporting methods
Adverse drug reaction: Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion associated with desvenlafaxine
Mood and menopause
 
 

Issue 2

Editorial: Clinical drug trials - the pathway to improved care
Therapeutic update - how safe are the new oral anticoagulants?
Therapetic drug monitoring of colistin: a case report
Getting to know your medications: warfarin patient education video
Adverse drug reaction: Accelerated hypertension with venlafaxine
Adverse drug reaction: Ciprofloxacin-induced psychosis
Anaemia in pregnancy
 
 

Issue 1

Editorial: Medication safety - why is Phase 4 ADR monitoring important?
Allergies and adverse drug reaction training
Ticagrelor induced shortness of breath - therapeutic update
Treatment of Acanthamoeba Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis in an immunocompromised patient: a case report
Adverse drug reaction: rabeprazole-induced tinnitus
Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy and early childhood
 
 

2014

Issue 4

Editorial: Patient centred care - can we make it a reality?
Sitagliptin hypersensitivity - therapeutic update
Getting personal with warfarin - determinants that challenge patient understanding and a targeted approach to education
Adverse drug reaction: clopidogrel-associated polyarthritis
Therapeutic options for the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome
Seasons greetings

Issue 3

Editorial: Promoting pharmacy research - where do you start and end?
Chlorhexidine hypersensitivity on the rise - therapeutic update
Evaluating the impact of a new vancomycin guideline in NICU
Stevens-Johnsons syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis after ingestion of paracetamol
Ondansetron use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
Congratulations to Monash Health on National Standards accreditation

Issue 2

Editorial: Continuous Quality Improvement - a dream or a reality?
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome - therapeutic update
Medicines prescribed and administered despite known allergy
Simvastatin and amlodipine induced thrombocytopenia
Monash Health Hospital Outreach Medicine Review Service - Winner of the 2014 National MedicineWise Award

Issue 1

Editorial: Medication access - unravelling the complexities (part 2)
Protamine - therapeutic update
MerlinMAP ePrescribing update
Pharmacist driven optimisation of perioperative medication management in the Anaesthetic Assessment Clinic
Adverse drug reaction: Venlafaxine-induced orthostatic hypotension
Monash Children Antimicrobial Stewardship Launch
Opioid induced constipation management

 

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