Drug interaction management

  • Hansten P
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Although thousands of articles on drug interactions have been published and numerous computerized screening systems have been developed, patients continue to suffer from adverse drug interactions. Possible methods for reducing the risk of drug interactions include improving the knowledge of health care providers, improving computerized screening systems, providing information on patient risk factors, increased use of pharmacogenetic information, more attention to drug administration risk factors, and improving patient education on drug interactions.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Computerized screening
  • Drug interaction management
  • Drug interactions
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Prescribing errors
  • Risk assessment

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  • Philip D. Hansten

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