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Pharmacovigilance: Healthcare Professionals’ Role in Benefits versus Harm Analysis of Drugs Use

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73–5
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It is the responsibility of all healthcare professionals to participate in ‘pharmacovigilance’. This review aims to sensitize Caribbean healthcare professionals to what is Pharmacovigilance and how their active involvement is imperative to the benefit versus harm evaluation of drugs.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013

Knowledge, Perception and Practices of Healthcare Professionals at Tertiary level Hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica, Regarding Neonatal Pain Management

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28–32
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There is an overwhelming deficiency in the knowledge, perception and practice of neonatal pain management at tertiary level institutions in Kingston, Jamaica. There is the urgent need for education of healthcare professionals on neonatal pain. This will in turn facilitate change in perception, and eventually, along with the institution of local policies and protocols, influence practice.
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Objective: To determine knowledge, perception and practices of healthcare professionals at tertiary level hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica, regarding neonatal pain management.
 
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e-Published: 05 Jul, 2013
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