A thorough drug anamnesis is essential for patient safety. should there be a pharmacist at the emergency unit?
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: OSTBRING CARLSSON, Malin (Apoteket AB, Norrkoping, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Bjorklund, Anna (Apoteket AB, NORRKOPING, Sweden)
Malmberg, Eva (Apoteket AB, NORRKOPING, Sweden)
Errors often occur in the drug chart at hospital admission and this risk is especially prone to elderly people who are prescribed many drugs. Except for the risk of the patients being seriously hurt by the occurring medical errors, it is also known that drug-related problems (DRP:s) such as drug-drug interactions, adverse drug.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.