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High risk medications in care homes: a retrospective analysis of administration error

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: AL-HAMADANI, Fadya (Cardiff University, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Fadya Al-Hamadani* (1), Efthymia Mantzourani (1), Mark Gumbleton (1), Delyth James (2), Mathew Smith

    1) School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, 2) School of Sport & Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

  • Abstract:

    Background

    Residents of care homes are particularly at risk of medicines related harm due to complex pathologies and polypharmacy. The American Geriatric Society produces Beers Criteria, a list of medications that are potentially inappropriate in older adults as they pose an unwanted risk of medicines related harm.

    Purpose

    The purpose of this

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Last update 4 October 2019

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