Patient interviews are essential in identifying drug related problems

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KARI, Heini (University of Helsinki, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Heini Kari: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Hanna Kortejärvi:
    Marja Airaksinen: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Raisa Laaksonen: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Pharmacist-led clinical medication reviews were completed with 161 consenting patients aged 75+ years with 7+ prescribed medicines, living independently at home in Tornio, Finland. A pharmacist, a nurse and a physician evaluated the significance of the identified DRPs after an interprofessional review meeting.

    The researcher evaluated if the


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