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The PHARMS (Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status) feasibility study: a research proposal

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, January 2018
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The PHARMS (Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status) feasibility study: a research proposal
Published in
BMC Research Notes, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-3118-3
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Elaine Walsh, Laura J. Sahm, Patricia M. Kearney, Henry Smithson, David M. Kerins, Chrys Ngwa, Ciara Fitzgerald, Stephen Mc Carthy, Eimear Connolly, Kieran Dalton, Derina Byrne, Megan Carey, Colin Bradley


Medication errors are a major source of preventable morbidity, mortality and cost and many occur at the times of hospital admission and discharge. Novel interventions (such as new methods of recording medication information and conducting medication reconciliation) are required to facilitate accurate transfer of medication information. With existing evidence supporting the use of information technology and the patient representing the one constant in the care process, an electronic patient held medication record may provide a solution. This study will assess the feasibility of introducing a patient held electronic medication record in primary and secondary care using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR).This feasibility study is a mixed method study of community dwelling older adult patients admitted to an urban secondary care facility comprising a non-randomised intervention and qualitative interviews with key stakeholders. Outcomes of interest include clinical outcomes and process evaluation.This study will yield insights pertaining to feasibility, acceptability and participation for a more definitive evaluation of the intervention. The study also has the potential to contribute to knowledge of implementation of technology in a healthcare context and to the broader area of implementation science.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 68 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 21%
Researcher 11 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 9%
Student > Bachelor 6 9%
Other 5 7%
Other 11 16%
Unknown 15 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 12%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 7%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 4%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 4%
Other 13 19%
Unknown 16 24%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 December 2018.
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