Medication guidance from visiting pharmacists—a case study involving a patient with dementia

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SAITOH, Naohiro (PFERCOS Pharmacy Shinjuku, PFERCOS CO,.LTD, Sinjyuku-Ku, Japan)
  • Co-author(s): Naohiro Saitoh: PFERCOS CO, .LTD, PFERCOS Pharmacy Shinjuku, Sinjyuku-Ku, Japan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    With elderly patients,particuarly ones suffering from dementia, helping them take their medication as prescribed isn't enough; monitoring them after they have taken it is also essential.

    Purpose

    This report describes a case where a pharmacist visited a dementia patient at home and was thus able to discover an adverse drug reaction in its..

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