"We have a Pharmaceutical Care Unit that guarantees the continuity of the treatments that have been prescribed to the patient, improving the control of his illness".
DR. ANA ORTEGA ESLAVA DIRECTOR. PHARMACY DEPARTMENT
The Clinic's Pharmacy Service is in charge of managing the medicines that our center acquires and that are administered to the patients, with the objective that they have everything they need with the maximum security.
It also develops, in collaboration with the Computer Service, the section of the integral information system of the Clinic related to medicines and health products.
Our specialists solve any question related to medicines and prepare technical reports to support the selection of medicines in the Clinic. We also handle the processing of foreign medicines and compassionate uses, pharmaco-economic studies, etc.
In addition, we participate in various researches that are carried out in our center through the management of medicines in clinical trials and support in monitoring functions.
Our Pharmaceutical Care Unit provides patients with information about the medication they are going to receive and takes care of dispensing it on an individual basis. It is primarily aimed at the care of patients with chronic diseases or complex drugs.
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The Dispensing Area of the Pharmacy Service is in charge of supplying medicines and health products to the different units of the Clinic. Its main objective is that the patient has everything necessary with the maximum security.
Specifically, it is in charge of confirming the medical prescriptions by analyzing their components: doses, dosage intervals, dilution, etc., as a support to the patient's pharmacotherapy.
Study of the needs of the patients and units of the Clinic.
- Establishment of the necessary procedures to cover those needs through the selection of medicines and health products.
- Negotiation for their acquisition.
- Analysis of their use.
Information on medicines, resolution of consultations related to medicines, preparation of technical reports to support the selection of medicines in the Clinic, processing of foreign medicines and compassionate uses, pharmaco-economic studies, etc.
In collaboration with the Computer Service, of the integral information system of the Clinic in relation to medicines and health products: prescription, management, dispensation, etc.
Inpatient pharmaceutical care
The pharmacist carries out a daily follow-up of the patients admitted to the Critical Care and Oncology Areas in order to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic treatment received by the patient.
The effectiveness and safety of the treatment is monitored, as well as the dosage adjustment and other recommendations so that the patient receives the most effective, safe and cost-efficient treatment according to his or her individual characteristics.
The pharmacist works integrated in the care team together with doctors and nurses.
We participate in clinical research by managing drugs in clinical trials and supporting monitoring functions.
It consists of the optimization of pharmacological treatments in specific patients through the combination of drug concentrations, pharmacodynamic criteria and pharmacokinetic equations. Monitored drugs: antibiotics, cardiotonics, antiepileptics, immunosuppressants, cytostatics, bronchodilators, antidepressants and antipsychotics.
Nutritional assessment, selection of the composition of the individualized artificial nutrition for each patient, preparation of the nutrition and daily follow-up of the patients. Centralized unit of intravenous therapy, preparation of drug mixtures (including cytostatics) for parenteral administration under safe and sterile conditions, stability and compatibility study.
Confirmation of medical prescriptions by analyzing their components: dose, dosage intervals, dilution, etc., as a support to the patient's pharmacotherapy.
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Pharmaceutical Care Unit
The Pharmaceutical Care Unit of the Clinica Universidad de Navarra offers patients the best information about their medication. It focuses, fundamentally, on the care of patients with chronic illnesses or with complex medications.
We dispense the medication on an individual basis and provide the patient with all the necessary information about the medications he or she will receive.
Patient safety and quality
It guarantees the continuity of the treatments that have been prescribed to the patient, improving the control of his illness.
Why at the Clinic?
- We collaborate in the clinical trials to guarantee the maximum safety of the medicines that are administered.
- Quality controls to offer the best pharmaceutical care.
Our team of professionals
Safer than ever to continue taking care of you
We update safety protocols weekly with the latest scientific evidence and the knowledge of the best international centers with which we collaborate.