Pharmacists in elderly care - medication reviews in nursing homes
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: REKMAN, Ewa (Client Services Development, Apoteket AB, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Lütz, Lena-Karin (Hospital Pharmacy, HELSINGBORG, Sweden)
Lundahl, Helena (Client Services Development, Apoteket AB, Sweden)
Background: Medication-related problems (MRP) account for a considerable number of hospital visits and patient suffering. Elderly patients in nursing homes are often prescribed many medicines and are at risk of developing MRPs.
Aims: To identify, prevent and correct medication-related problems in elderly people by including.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.