Influence of Pharmacist Recommendations for Chemotherapy-Related Problems in Diabetic Cancer Patients

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Izzettin F. V., Al-taie A., SANCAR M., ALIUSTAOGLU M.

MARMARA PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL, vol.21, no.3, pp.603-611, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12991/marupj.323286
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-611
  • Keywords: Clinical Pharmacist Recommendations, Diabetes Mellitus, Drug-Related Problems, Adverse Drug Effects, ADVERSE DRUG-REACTIONS, CLINICAL PHARMACISTS, RISK-FACTORS, POLYPHARMACY, PERCEPTIONS, FREQUENCY, QUALITY, ERRORS, NEEDS
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Drug related-problems pose additional worse outcomes in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy. A vital role of the clinical pharmacist is the detection and prevention of drug-related problems. The provision of patient education is an important step to reduce and prevent drug-related problems during chemotherapy administration. The objective of this study was to assess the occurrence of drug-related problems and the importance of effective provision of patient education and appropriate recommendations by the clinical pharmacist in reducing and solving of these problems in diabetic patients suffering from cancer.