Integrated pharmaceutical care: developing a pharmaceutical care plan for elderly polypharmacy patients using cooperation between pharmacist, general practitioner, and patient
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: GEURTS, Marlies (University of Groningen, dept. Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care, Groningen, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): de Gier, Han (University of Groningen, dept. Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care, GRONINGEN, Netherlands)
Background information. Elderly polypharmacy patients have a higher risk for drug related problems which can cause serious side effects, non-adherence, and even hospital admissions. Pharmacists can work together with general practitioners (GP's) and patients to develop a care plan in order for patients to make good use of their medicines. The main.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.