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Clinical Services

Department of Pharmacy

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Hidetoshi Kamimura
 In the Pharmacy Department, a professor of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is appointed as Director. In addition, 4 other faculty members work in the Pharmacy Department. The Pharmacy Department is staffed with 61 pharmacists and 8 office workers. An additional pharmacist belongs to the Clinical Studies Support Center. The Pharmacy Department performs dispensations, preparations, and TPN/Anticancer IV mixtures, and provides drug information services in a centralized operation. Moreover, in the wards pharmaceutical care is provided to inpatients with the cooperation of other medical staff. Clinical pharmacists are also actively involved in team medicine by participating in the Infection Control Team (ICT) Committee, Nutritional Support Team (NST) Committee, Bedsore Committee, and Palliative Care (PC) Committee. A pharmacist was assigned to the Surgery Division in April 2007, and the management of narcotics, psychotropic agents, and poisons commenced. The Pharmacy Department conducts clinical training of pharmacy and medical students of Fukuoka University and started a paid pharmacist residency system for graduates in April 2006.

Services of Pharmacy Department

Items / Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of non-parenteral prescriptions for inpatients 223,374 215,601 212,430 199,380 192,166
Number of non-parenteral prescriptions for outpatients 18,872 20,092 19,320 17,436 17,265
Number of prescriptions dispensed by out-of-hospital pharmacies 199,195 197,953 186,576 187,693 183,554
Number of parenteral prescriptions for inpatients 202,555 197,410 187,427 181,788 175,081
Number of parenteral prescriptions of injections for outpatients 34,253 34,792 33,033 34,740 35,328
Number of anti-cancer preparations dispensed for inpatient chemotherapy 6,387 7,360 5,840 4,788 5,235
Preparations dispensed for outpatient chemotherapy 6,169 6,840 7,176 6,564 6,586
Number of TPN mixtures prepared 4,743 4,121 4,416 2,748 2,110
Number of pharmaceutical consultations for inpatients 26,828 27,010 26,424 28,862 35,465
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