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Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. (2021)
Journal Article
BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D. and VOSPER, H. [2021]. Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.01.009

Background: The enrolment of patients to an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) service can be a means of mitigating financial burdens related to the provision of care and optimisation of hospital bed management. Objective: This study... Read More about Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service..

The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta. (2020)
Thesis
BUGEJA, S.J. 2020. The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357920

The application of a human factors approach to healthcare has been gaining traction ever since its first mention in the early 1960s. The need for this synergistic collaboration stems from the poor safety and quality outcomes that have been plaguing t... Read More about The application of a human factors approach to the evaluation of a novel outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service in Malta..

Human factors approaches to evaluating outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy services: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D., STRATH, A. and VOSPER, H. 2020. Human factors approaches to evaluating outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy services: a systematic review. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 16(5), pages 614-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.08.009

Background: The expansion in terms of available treatment options and models of care has led to a growing global momentum for outpatient antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services. A systematic review was undertaken to explore Human Factors aspects relati... Read More about Human factors approaches to evaluating outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy services: a systematic review..