ID 110255
Title Transcription
ガン チリョウ ニオケル センモン ヤクザイシ ノ ヤクワリ
Title Alternative
The role in cancer therapy of “a board certified oncology pharmacy specialists”
Author
Kumihashi, Yuki Department of Pharmacy, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital
Keywords
pharmacist, oncology
palliative care
multidisciplinary care team
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
A Board Certified Oncology Pharmacy Specialists(BCOPS)system was started in 2006.BCOPS should be used to support many chemotherapy regimens and the management of theiradverse effects, because cancer chemotherapy has become quite complicated as a result of its rapiddevelopment.A law governing cancer treatment was passed in 2007. According to this law, medical institutionsare required to give all cancer patients the best treatment and care. BCOPS can help institutionsmeet this requirement. Today, BCOPS are expected to have areas of special expertise. Forexample, BCOPS understand treatment guidelines and can join in a discussion of the treatments asexperts on medicines, in particular the medicines used in cancer treatment. BCOPS must work toavoid adverse effects, improve quality of life and provide palliative care for patients. Therefore, asmuch knowledge and experience as possible should be represented on multidisciplinary care teams.Also, it is important that information on patients is shared with staff members in various roles,and that team members work in close cooperation with each other. BCOPS should be involvedwith patients as members of multidisciplinary care teams.
Journal Title
四国医学雑誌
ISSN
00373699
NCID
AN00102041
Publisher
徳島医学会
Volume
64
Issue
5-6
Start Page
207
End Page
211
Sort Key
207
Published Date
2008-12-20
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jpn
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