Pharmacist-based medication review in a regional nursing home

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YEN, Chia-Chun (Hualien Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan, Pharmacy, Hualien city, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chia-Chun Yen: Department of Pharmacy, Hualien Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China
    Meng-Chih Shieh: Department of Pharmacy and Master Program, Tajen University, Pingtung, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    There are higher risk of drug-related problems (DRPs) among patients with multiple diseases and polypharmacy. DRPs are also common in the elderly receiving nursing home care service.

    Purpose

    The purpose of this study was to assess the frequencies of health problems, medication use and DRPs in a regional nursing home.

    Methods

    This was an..

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