Pharmacists’ influences on prescribing - The Basel statements in the Western Pacific Region
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PENM, Jonathan (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Chaar, Betty (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Moles, Rebekah (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Background information: The World Health Organization has estimated that up to half of all medications prescribed or received by patients are inappropriate. The implementation of clinical pharmacy services in hospitals has been shown to facilitate appropriate prescribing, prevent adverse drug events and reduce medication errors. Clinical pharmacy.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.