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Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups. (2024)
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WEIDMANN, A.E. and WATSON, E.W. 2024. Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-024-01707-z

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has taken the world of science by storm in 2023. The opportunities of this easy to access technology for clinical pharmacy research are yet to be fully understood. The development of a custom-ma... Read More about Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups..

Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders' recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique. (2024)
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MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2024. Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders’ recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-024-01708-y

Since 2022, patients with five or more medicines are eligible for a medication review (MR) in a community pharmacy remunerated by the German health system. However, implementation has been slow, with few pharmacies providing MRs. Stakeholders' input... Read More about Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders' recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique..

Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review. (2024)
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STOLL, J.T. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2024. Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2023-003836

Several hospital pharmacy services exist, which take place at different interfaces of patient care. Although they are an important tool for improving medication safety, they are not yet sufficiently implemented in hospitals around the world. This sco... Read More about Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review..

Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review. (2024)
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NAZAR, Z., NASERALALLAH, L.M., STEWART, D., PAUDYAL, V. SHAFEI, L. and WEIDMANN, A. 2024. Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01674-x

Pharmacy practice research often focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of pharmacy services and interventions. The use of behavioural theory in intervention research allows understanding of interventions’ mechanisms of action and are m... Read More about Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review..

How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. (2023)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., CADOGAN, C.A., FIALOVÁ, D., HAZEN, A., HENMAN, M., LUTTERS, M., OKUYAN, B., PAUDYAL, V. and WIRTH, F. 2023. How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(3), pages 781-786. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01543-7

Considering a rejection rate of 80–90%, the preparation of a research grant is often considered a daunting task since it is resource intensive and there is no guarantee of success, even for seasoned researchers. This commentary provides a summary of... Read More about How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy..

Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners. (2023)
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MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(2), pages 451-460. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01524-2

Recent legal changes in Germany entitle patients on multiple medications to receive a medication review (MR). However, the provision of MRs is not mandatory and pharmacy owners decide whether to implement this service in their pharmacies. The aim of... Read More about Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners..

It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors. (2022)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., HOPPEL, M. and DEIBL, S. 2022. It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 18(12), pages 4112-4123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2022.08.002

While there is a lot of documented evidence about the clinical and cost effectiveness of pharmacists' role extensions there is an inherent gap between service development and implementation. This study aims to better understand the complex factors th... Read More about It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors..

The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study. (2022)
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EARLE-PAYNE, K., FORSYTH, P., JOHNSON, C.F., HARRISON, H., ROBERTSON, S. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(3), pages 663-672. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01387-7

Background: General practice in the UK is experiencing a crisis. Greater multidisciplinary working is a potential solution. The new general practice contract in Scotland encourages this and includes a new pharmacotherapy service to be delivered by Ge... Read More about The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study..

The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study. (2021)
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LINDNER, N., RIESENHUBER, M., MÜLLER-URI, T. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(2), pages 409-417. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-021-01357-5

Background: Austrian pharmacists are not authorised to administer immunisations, and evidence about their willingness to immunise is lacking. Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate Austrian community pharmacists' willingness to administer immun... Read More about The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study..

Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). (2021)
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MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 18(6), pages 2944-2961. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.07.017

Background: Though medication reviews have shown positive patient outcomes, they are still not widely implemented in community pharmacies. Published reviews on their implementation often include several other pharmacy services, making them non-specif... Read More about Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)..

Icelandic community pharmacists' and pharmacy students' expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey. (2021)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., GUÐBJÖRNSDÓTTIR, U.K., GUNNARSDOTTIR, A.I., GUNNARSSON, P. and JÓNSDÓTTIR, F. 2021. Icelandic community pharmacists and pharmacy students expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey. Pharmacy education [online], 21, pages 83-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2021.211.8391

Aim: To explore the expectations of Icelandic community pharmacists and final year pharmacy students on future role extensions and associated education needs. Methods: All community pharmacists across Iceland registered with the Pharmaceutical Societ... Read More about Icelandic community pharmacists' and pharmacy students' expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey..

Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study. (2020)
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TONNA, A.P., WEIDMANN, A.E., SNEDDON, J. and STEWART, D. 2020. Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 42(5), pages 1261-1269. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01042-z

Background: It has been acknowledged and recognised internationally that the community pharmacy team has a major role to play in antimicrobial stewardship programmes, particularly regarding patient engagement. However, there is a paucity of published... Read More about Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study..

Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study. (2020)
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DEIBL, S., MUELLER, D., KIRCHDORFER, K., STEMER, G., HOPPEL, M. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2020. Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 42(4), pages 1050-1060. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01066-5

Background: With expansion of more advanced clinical roles for pharmacists we need to be mindful that the extent to which clinical pharmacy services (CPS) are implemented varies from one country to another. To date no comprehensive assessment of numb... Read More about Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study..

Patients' lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. (2019)
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BRINCAT, A., BONANNO, P.V., STEWART, D. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2020. Patients’ lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 16(4), pages 450-463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.06.020

Background: Antineoplastic medicines affect the patients’ physical and psychosocial well-being posing challenges for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. However, little is known about the patients’ lived experience with medicines (PLE... Read More about Patients' lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review..

Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. (2018)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., DONAT, I. and ORTNER, A. 2018. Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. Pharmacy education [online], 18(1), pages 224-230. Available from: http://pharmacyeducation.fip.org/pharmacyeducation/article/view/532/574

Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) recommend emphasising clinical education within a balanced pharmacy curriculum. During the summer of 2016 the University of Graz (KFU), sponsored... Read More about Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language..

Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation. (2017)
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MILLS, P.R., WEIDMANN, A.E. and STEWART, D. 2017. Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 39(6), pages 1320-1330. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-017-0543-2

Background Electronic prescribing system implementation is recommended to improve patient safety and general practitioner's discharge information communication. There is a paucity of information about hospital staff perspectives before and after syst... Read More about Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation..

Hospital electronic prescribing system implementation impact on discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a before and after study. (2017)
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MILLS, P., WEIDMANN, A.E. and STEWART, D. 2017. Hospital electronic prescribing system implementation impact on discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a before and after study. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 73(10), pages 1279-1286. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-017-2274-7

The study aimed to test the hypothesis that hospital electronic prescribing and medicine administration (HEPMA) system implementation impacted patient discharge letter quality, and the nature and frequency of prescribing errors. A quasi experimental... Read More about Hospital electronic prescribing system implementation impact on discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a before and after study..

A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission. (2017)
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TONNA, A.P., WEIDMANN, A.E., LAING, R.B.S., TONNA, I., MACARTNEY, G.M., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2017. A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh [online], 47(1), pages 40-46. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4997/JRCPE.2017.109

Objective: To describe and understand the determinants of patients' behaviours surrounding admission to hospital for an acute infective episode. Method: Patients admitted to the infection or acute medicine admission units of a major Scottish teaching... Read More about A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission..

Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review. (2015)
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OKONKWO, R.I., WEIDMANN, A.E. and EFFA, E.E. 2016. Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review. Drug safety [online], 39(3), pages 209-218. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40264-015-0371-z

Introduction Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-containing regimens in the treatment of HIV-infected children have safety concerns with respect to renal and bone toxicity. Objective The aim of this study was to systematically review and critically a... Read More about Renal and bone adverse effects of a tenofovir-based regimen in the treatment of HIV-Infected children: a systematic review..

Hospital discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a narrative literature overview. (2015)
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MILLS, P.R., WEIDMANN, A.E. and STEWART, D. 2016. Hospital discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a narrative literature overview. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 23(1), pages 3-10. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2015-000677

Objectives - To provide a narrative overview of the literature on discharge information communication and medicines discharge prescribing error rate in the UK and other similar healthcare systems. Methods - A narrative review of the peer reviewed lit... Read More about Hospital discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a narrative literature overview..