publication . Article . 2016

Calculations for medicines management and cost efficiency

Nuttall, Dilyse;
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  • Published: 02 Jun 2016 Journal: Nurse Prescribing, volume 14, pages 274-275 (issn: 1479-9189, eissn: 2052-2924, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mark Allen Group
  • Country: Cyprus
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free text keywords: Computer science, Reliability engineering, Cost efficiency, A990
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Captopril 8 x £2.80 = £22.40 Omeprazole 6 x £13.92 = £83.52 Emollient 5 x £5.50 = £27.50 Total = £133.42 Monthly wastage = 2.80 + 13.92 + 5.50 = 22.22 Monthly cost of remaining drugs + monthly wastage = original monthly cost 9.50 + 22.22 = £31.72 1% = 3172 ÷ 100 = 31.72 2222 ÷ 31.72 = 70% (rounded down) Duerden, Avery & Payne (2014) Polypharmacy and Medicines Optimisation, Making it Safe and Sound, available at: http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/sites/files/kf/field/field_publication_file/polypharmacy-andmedicines-optimisation-kingsfund-nov13.pdf *Joint Formulary Committee (2015) British National Formulary 70 (September 2015), London: BMA & RPSGB

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publication . Article . 2016

Calculations for medicines management and cost efficiency

Nuttall, Dilyse;