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Table 1 Questionnaire on pharmacotherapy for CKD patients

From: Awareness and current implementation of drug dosage adjustment by pharmacists in patients with chronic kidney disease in Japan: a web-based survey

Information requested Information obtained
Type of work Community pharmacist/Hospital pharmacist
Geographical distribution Prefecture
Work experience (years) <5, 5–9, 10–20, >20
Medical departments from which prescriptions are routinely received Multiple choice format/17 departments (general internal medicine, respiratory medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, hematology, psychiatry, pediatrics, orthopedics, dermatology, ophthalmology, urology, surgery, otorhinolaryngology, dentistry, obstetrics and gynecology)
Awareness of pharmacotherapy of CKD patients Four items, using a 5-point Likert-type scale
Experience with adverse drug events caused by inappropriate dosage for CKD patients Yes/No; when “yes” selected, respondent asked to name the drug that caused the adverse drug event
Implementation of ADDR Implemented/not implemented
Obstacles to implementation of ADDR for CKD patients Multiple choice format/five possible obstacles listed