Problems with prescriptions and their significance in primary care
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: HENMAN, Martin (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
- Co-author(s): Kelly, Dervla (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Mulvenna, Kate (Health Service Executive, Dublin, Ireland)
Types of prescription and medicine-related problems and their potential impact on pharmacists and patients were recorded by a convenience sample of community pharmacists on a data collection form in a region near Dublin over one week. Nine pharmacies returned information on 905 prescriptions and 1,340 problems. Almost 80% of problems occurred with.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.