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
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- 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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.