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Pharmacy World and Science

, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 94–97 | Cite as

Drug interaction management

  • P.D. Hansten
Commentary

Abstract

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.

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

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P.D. Hansten
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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