Improvement of Medication Therapy Safety of Nursing Home Residents through Pharmacists` Intervention
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: WALTERING, Isabel (Ludgeri-Apotheke, Nottuln, Germany)
- Co-author(s): Kruse, J. (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universtität, Muenster, Germany)
Hempel, G. (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universtität, Muenster, Germany)
Puteanus, U. (Landeszentrum Gesundheit Nordrhein-Westfalen, Muenster, Germany)
Background Multimorbidity and an increased age are relevant in a great number of nursing home residents. This often results in polymedication which leads to numerous problems with medication therapy safety.AimThis project shows how Pharmaceutical Care can influence drug related problems [DRP] and optimize therapy in aged patients and hence improve.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.