Pharmacist reviews of medication at hÖkarÄngen elderly care centre
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: SHAH-SHAHID, Zahra (Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Behzadi, Mohammad (Apoteket AB, STOCKHOLM, Sweden)
Introduction: Pharmacist review of the medication taken by elderly patients in sheltered accommodation is not new in Sweden. In recent years this method has also been tested on the elderly in non-institutional care. Studies, both internationally and in Sweden, have shown that 10-20 % of all acute hospital admissions involving elderly patients.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.