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Assessing medication appropriateness in a long-term elderly care setting
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: FENECH CARUANA, Tiziana (University of Malta, Department of Pharmacy)
- Co-author(s): Tiziana Fenech Caruana: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
Lilian M. Azzopardi: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
Marise Gauci: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
BackgroundIncidence of preventable adverse drug events in long-term care facilities for the elderly is higher than that in ambulatory care.
MethodsThe criteria were chosen on the basis of being recently updated, European, locally used and already validated by the source. The STOPP tool, consisting of 80 criteria defining inappropriate prescribing,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019