1.) P & T committee is evaluative, educational, and advisory role for a healthcare system
and the administration.
2.) Some institutions have a formulary committee
3.) Structure- its a medical staff committee. Its an administrative function- you usually ha
Exam 2 Material Start
Aatrogenic- we cause it
Adverse Drug Events- any injury resulting from a medication
Adverse Drug Reactions- unintended, unexpected, undesirable and excessive response to a
ADE & ADR can be caused by medication
Journal articles are secondary sources- FALSE
A secondary source is an index used for abstracting; a good example is PubMed
Why do we use them? It can point you to the primary literature that pertains to what we look for
or what we need.
When we think about research, we need to start somewhere
Start with observational studies- simple observations lead to important discoveries
1.) Case study- about what you saw in one individual patient, using one drug for
Photonumerophobia- fear of numbers/statistics. Goal: Figure out how close statistics are to
represent the truth
Descriptive- describe data within a population (within 1 group), basis for inferential statistics
Mean grade, standard deviation o
Drug information: Information verbalized by an individual that pertains to medications
Clinical Pharmacology- need student ID to login through URI library
Lexi-Comp two sections not available off campus
Website Quality- 79 stud
Risk of type II error with underpowered RCT. Might have a significant finding but power might
be 50% so it calls into question whether you can use those results.
Multiple RCTs that are underpowered?
Pilot- lots of descriptive stats, some will
Cross-sectional= snapshot= prevalence of the exposure/outcome of the disease. At one point in
time, we ask have you been exposed and have you been diagnosed with this disease?
Case report- 1 patient
Case series- couple of patients (more than 1