Inventory of collaborative medicines optimization procedures for the aged in finland

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: KIISKI, Annika (University of Helsinki, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy group, Helsingin yliopisto, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Annika Kiiski: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy group, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Marika Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä : Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy group, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Anne Kumpusalo-Vauhkonen : Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea, Kuopio, Finland
    Antti Mäntylä: Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea, Kuopio, Finland
    Timo Järvensivu : Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    Maarit Dimitrow: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy group, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Marja Airaksinen: Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy group, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    The inventory was conducted via an open call in the Finnish Medicines Agency’s website in April-May 2015. Clyne et al medication review typology was applied for categorization of procedures.

    Results

    In total, 43 medicines optimization procedures were identified, of which 22 (52%) were designed for primary care. The majority of

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