A medication education service (mes) provided to private hospital patients at discharge.
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: MOLES, Rebekah Jane (University of Sydney, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Brien, Jo-Anne (University of Sydney, SYDNEY, Australia)
Benrimoj, Shalom (University of Sydney, SYDNEY, Australia)
Aim: To implement and evaluate an MES to private hospital patients.
Methods: A random sample of 7 Sydney private hospitals recruited 89 patients taking 5 or more medications. Patients were randomised to either a control group (standard care) (30) or to receive the MES (59). Baseline data on adherence and satisfaction scores were collected... The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.