DEVELOPING A TOOL FOR MEDICATION RECONCILIATION AND REVIEW AT ADMISSION TO GERIATRIC WARDS
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: LAAKSONEN, Raisa (University of Helsinki, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Helsinki, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Raisa Laaksonen
Medication discrepancies and drug related problems (DRP) may lead to adverse drug events (ADE) especially in the elderly. Medication reconciliation and review have been shown to prevent ADEs.
Action research was used to develop a medication reconciliation and review tool to be used by clinical pharmacists at admission to geriatric wards in a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.