Detection and classification of drug-related problems in elderly patients - the role of the community pharmacist
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: BZENIC, Milan (Pharmacy Kraljevo, Unit No 10, Kraljevo, Serbia)
- Co-author(s): Knezevic, G. (Pharmacy Kraljevo, Kraljevo, Serbia)
Miljkovic, B. (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)
Vezmar Kovacevic, S. (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)
INTRODUCTION: Drug-related problems (DRPs) occur commonly in the elderly, as a result of multiple drug use combined with age-related changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.AIM: To evaluate the occurrence and nature of DRPs in older patients in community pharmacy.METHODS: Treatment of 80 patients (age=60years) with concomitant use of =5.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.