Best practices and successful management strategies that minimize medicines misuse, abuse and diversion
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SUBRAMANIAM, Vaiyapuri (Veterans Health Administration, USA)
Misuse, abuse and diversion of prescription medicines include controlled and semi-controlled medicines and analgesics such as opioids from increased access and prevalence for a range of medical purposes. Long-term use from these medicines result in addiction when prescribed by multiple healthcare providers. Pharmacists are strategically positioned.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.