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High performance medicines management (hpmm) - for increased patient safety and maximum benefits of therapy. a unique tool for improving the medicines management process in hospitals and expanding clinical pharmacy services

  • In: Posters: Hospital Pharmacy Section
  • At: Bangkok (Thailand) (2014)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: POS-HPS074
  • By: SöDERLUND, Lars-Åke (Apoteket AB, Health Care & Enterprises, Solna, Sweden)
  • Co-author(s): Olsson Nerfeldt, Marie (Apoteket AB, Solna, Sweden)
    Elfsson, Birgitta (Apoteket AB, Solna, Sweden)
  • Abstract:

    I. Background
    In Sweden it is estimated that 3000 people die every year due to improper drug use and 6-16 % of all hospital admissions are due to drug-related problems. The cost of avoidable drug-related injuries is valued to 6-25 billion SEK/year. Internationally, up to 50% of medication errors in hospitals and 20% of drug related injuries are..

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