Re-thinking Discharge Pharmacy services at a pediatric hospital: identifying patients at risk for low medication literacy and using the right tools to deliver medication instructions.
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Presentation
- By: POULIOT, Annie (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Pharmacy, Ottawa, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Annie Pouliot:
Regis Vaillancourt: Pharmacy, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
It has been estimated that 30% of all hospital discharges are delayed for non-medical reasons. Identifying certain patients at higher risk for low medication literacy and delays at discharge could ultimately help improve the discharge process. Re-engineering Discharge Services and including pharmacists in the process has the potential to improve.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.