drug therapy problems in nursing home residents: opportunities for pharmacist intervention

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: FEHIR ŠOLA, Katarina (ZU Ljekarna Bjelovar)
  • Co-author(s): Katarina Fehir Šola
    Iva Mucalo
    Andrea Brajković
    Ivona Đurović
    Donatella Verbanac
    Sanda Vladimir Knežević
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Older people are more susceptible to experiencing drug therapy problems (DTPs) due to their age-related changes in pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, multiple comorbidities and polypharmacy. 

    Methods

    A prospective observational study was conducted during the 5-month period in the nursing home “Sv. Kamilo de Lellis” (Vrbovec,

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