Effect of a pharmaceutical care program for hypertensive elderly patients in Ribeirão Preto (SP), Brazil
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Poster
- By: LYRA JUNIOR, Divaldo (University of São Paulo, Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Abriata (University of Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
Pelá (University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
Objective: To evaluate the effect of pharmaceutical care on the outcomes of elderly patients in treatment for hypertension at an ambulatory care clinic. Study design: A prospective, randomized, controlled study that evaluated the impact of a pharmacist on ambulatory BP control as well as on the improvement of patients’ pharmacotherapy. Setting: A.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.