Drug utilization review (DUR) is a critical process in healthcare that aims to ensure the safe and effective use of medications. It involves assessing prescription patterns, identifying potential issues, and implementing interventions to optimize drug therapy. Through DUR, healthcare professionals can promote patient safety, improve health outcomes, and enhance the quality of pharmaceutical care. In this article, we will explore the concept of drug utilization review, its objectives, methods, and its impact on medication management.
PATH: PHARMD/ PHARMD NOTES/ PHARMD FIFTH YEAR NOTES/ PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND PHARMACOECONOMICS/ DRUG UTILIZATION REVIEW.