Identifying over-the-counter high-risk medications: development of a national high-risk medication list

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YLä-RAUTIO, Hanna (University of Helsinki, Faculty of Pharmacy, Järvelä, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Hanna Ylä-Rautio
    Lotta Tyynismaa
    Tiina Koskinen
    Johanna Salimäki
    Charlotta Sandler
    Anna-Riia Holmström
  • Abstract:

    Background

    High-risk medications bear a risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error. The current literature on high-risk medications mainly concerns prescription medications. However, over-the-counter (OTC) medications should also be considered for their potential risks for patients. To our knowledge high-risk medication lists for

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