Improved drug use for patients with complex medications - a successful Swedish method by using the empowered patient for increased patient safety
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: SöDERLUND, Lars-Åke (Apoteket AB, Business & Tenders, Stockholm Solna, Sweden)
50% of elderly 80+ are prescribed inappropriate drugs.
Apoteket and the country's main organisations for retired people formed 2008 the project Check my medicines (CMM) in order to create necessary changes.
Create a long-term cooperation to improve elderly's complex medication; Spread knowledge, create dialogue/debate to make The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.