E Mehuys

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Self-medication of regular headache: a community pharmacy-based survey in Belgium]
    E Mehuys
    Eenheid Farmaceutische Zorg, Universiteit Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Oral controlled release dosage forms]
    Els Mehuys
    Laboratorium Farmaceutische Technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Self-medication of upper gastrointestinal symptoms: a community pharmacy study]
    E Mehuys
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [Management of COPD in community pharmacy]
    E Mehuys
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen UGent, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2010
  5. pmc Improving inhaler adherence in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Job Fm van Boven
    Department of Pharmacy, Unit of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 15:66. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Self-medication in persistent rhinitis: overuse of decongestants in half of the patients
    Els Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:313-9. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Medication management among home-dwelling older patients with chronic diseases: possible roles for community pharmacists
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:721-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Self-medication of regular headache: a community pharmacy-based survey
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Neurol 19:1093-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Medication use and disease control of asthmatic patients in Flanders: a cross-sectional community pharmacy study
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit Ghent, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, Harelbekestraat 72, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:1407-14. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a community pharmacist intervention in diabetes care: a randomized controlled trial
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:602-13. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint [Self-medication of regular headache: a community pharmacy-based survey in Belgium]
    E Mehuys
    Eenheid Farmaceutische Zorg, Universiteit Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2012
    ..This observational community pharmacy-based study aimed to investigate headache characteristics and medication use of persons with regular headache presenting for self-medication...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Oral controlled release dosage forms]
    Els Mehuys
    Laboratorium Farmaceutische Technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2010
    ..This article reviews the various oral controlled release dosage forms on the market...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Self-medication of upper gastrointestinal symptoms: a community pharmacy study]
    E Mehuys
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2009
    ..However, data on the typology of GI complaints for which individuals seek self-medication and, more importantly, on the prevalence of alarm symptoms in this population are scarce...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Management of COPD in community pharmacy]
    E Mehuys
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische technologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen UGent, Gent
    J Pharm Belg . 2010
    ..Based on these results, problem areas can be detected and targeted pharmacist interventions for improvement of COPD management could be developed...
  5. pmc Improving inhaler adherence in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Job Fm van Boven
    Department of Pharmacy, Unit of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 15:66. 2014
    ..The PHARMACOP-intervention significantly improved medication adherence and inhalation technique for patients with COPD compared with usual care. This study aimed to evaluate its cost-effectiveness...
  6. doi request reprint Self-medication in persistent rhinitis: overuse of decongestants in half of the patients
    Els Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:313-9. 2014
    ..Patients with rhinitis often self-medicate with over-the-counter drugs, however this self-treating population has remained largely unstudied...
  7. doi request reprint Medication management among home-dwelling older patients with chronic diseases: possible roles for community pharmacists
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:721-6. 2012
    ..To describe medication management among home-dwelling older adults. These data should allow us to identify potential problems and to indicate target areas for community pharmacist intervention...
  8. doi request reprint Self-medication of regular headache: a community pharmacy-based survey
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Neurol 19:1093-9. 2012
    ..This observational community pharmacy-based study aimed to investigate headache characteristics and medication use of persons with regular headache presenting for self-medication...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medication use and disease control of asthmatic patients in Flanders: a cross-sectional community pharmacy study
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit Ghent, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, Harelbekestraat 72, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:1407-14. 2006
    ..9% of the patients. In conclusion, the ACT appears to be a useful tool to determine rapidly and accurately the level of asthma control in patients presenting at community pharmacies...
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a community pharmacist intervention in diabetes care: a randomized controlled trial
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:602-13. 2011
    ..It is also not known how sustainable any observed effects on glycaemic control are, over time. This study was initiated to address both these issues...
  11. doi request reprint COPD management in primary care: an observational, community pharmacy-based study
    Els Mehuys
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann Pharmacother 44:257-66. 2010
    ..However, data regarding the primary care management of COPD are scarce. Such observational data are necessary to detect problem areas and to develop targeted interventions for improvement of COPD management...
  12. doi request reprint Self-medication of upper gastrointestinal symptoms: a community pharmacy study
    Els Mehuys
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann Pharmacother 43:890-8. 2009
    ..However, data are scarce on the typology of GI complaints for which individuals seek self-medication and, more importantly, on the prevalence of alarm symptoms in this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist intervention for asthma control improvement
    E Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit Ghent, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 31:790-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, pragmatic community pharmacy-based programmes can significantly improve therapeutic outcomes in adult asthma patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medication use and disease management of type 2 diabetes in Belgium
    Els Mehuys
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, Gent 9000, Belgium
    Pharm World Sci 30:51-6. 2008
    ..Diabetes Care 2006;29:S4-42) to propose these services as a pharmacist intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint A pharmacist-conducted medication review in nursing home residents: impact on the appropriateness of prescribing
    C Verrue
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 67:423-9. 2012
    ..Despite this, our pharmacist-conducted medication review only modestly improved the appropriateness of prescribing. This may be attributed to the low implementation rate of the pharmacist recommendations...
  16. doi request reprint Factors associated with medication adherence to oral hypoglycaemic agents in different ethnic groups suffering from type 2 diabetes: a systematic literature review and suggestions for further research
    B Peeters
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Diabet Med 28:262-75. 2011
    ..To synthesize knowledge regarding the different factors that may influence adherence to oral hypoglycaemic agents in different ethnic groups through a systematic review of the literature...
  17. doi request reprint Knowledge of staff members of residential care facilities for individuals with intellectual disability on medication administration via enteral feeding tube
    E Joos
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Intellect Disabil Res 60:1066-1072. 2016
    ..This study aimed to investigate knowledge of these guidelines among staff of residential care facilities (RCF) for people with ID...
  18. doi request reprint Medication administration in nursing homes: pharmacists' contribution to error prevention
    Charlotte L Verrue
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:275-83. 2010
    ..The elderly use a large number of medications, which exposes them to an increased risk for medication-related errors, especially in nursing homes...
  19. doi request reprint Tablet-splitting: a common yet not so innocent practice
    Charlotte Verrue
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, and Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:26-32. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to quantify (i) the mean deviation from theoretical weight and (ii) the mean weight loss, after tablet-splitting with three different, commonly used splitting methods...
  20. doi request reprint Home medication cabinets and self-medication: a source of potential health threats?
    Leen De Bolle
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann Pharmacother 42:572-9. 2008
    ..Data regarding the contents of home medication cabinets (HMCs), the management of leftover medications, and the inclination of patients toward self-initiated treatment using nonprescription drugs are scarce...
  21. doi request reprint Drug administration via enteral feeding tubes in residential care facilities for individuals with intellectual disability: an observational study
    E Joos
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Intellect Disabil Res 59:215-25. 2015
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed to collect direct observational data on drug administration practices to residents with EFT in multiple RCFs...
  22. doi request reprint Pharmacists' interventions for optimization of medication use in nursing homes : a systematic review
    Charlotte L R Verrue
    Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Drugs Aging 26:37-49. 2009
    ..Attention should be paid to the choice of outcome measures and to multidisciplinary collaboration when assessing the effects of pharmacists' interventions on medication use in nursing homes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Human bioavailability of propranolol from a matrix-in-cylinder system with a HPMC-Gelucire core
    E Mehuys
    Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Control Release 107:523-36. 2005
    ..In order to elucidate the origin of this increased bioavailability, Caco-2 experiments and dog lymph studies were performed. However, none of these experiments was able to provide a conclusive answer...