Work system barriers to pharmacists providing safe over-the-counter (OTC) medication recommendations to older adults: a human factors approach
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHUI, Michelle (University of Wisconsin - Madison, Social & Administrative Sciences, Madison, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Stone, Jamie (University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, United States of America)
Thorpe, Joshua (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States of America)
Martin, Beth (University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, United States of America)
Unsafe medication use represents a major public health concern, especially for older adults. OTC medications, which can be purchased without a prescription or advice from a healthcare professional, are one contributor to unsafe use because of their perceived safety and accessibility. As highly-accessible medication experts, pharmacists can play a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.