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Sammanfattning : Introduction: Drug-related morbidity and mortality represent a major problem to patients, public health and society. Hence, there is a need to do more research in patients' medication practices and to find ways to improve the use of drugs. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Elderly people, in particular those residing in nursing homes, often use many drugs. In general elderly patients are at greater risk of experiencing drug-related problems (DRP), as they have multiple diseases, are using many drugs and have changed physiological status. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Drug-related problems (DRPs) are common and can cause serious adverse effects, even death. The elderly are an exposed group having a higher prevalence of DRPs. As nurses are involved in all steps of the medication process they are particularly well positioned to detect, prevent and alert for DRPs. LÄS MER
4. Effects of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions : on Drug-Related Hospitalisation and Appropriateness of Prescribing in Elderly Patients
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate clinical pharmacist interventions with the focus on methods aiming to improve the quality of drug therapy and increase patient safety. Adverse drug events caused by medication errors, suboptimal dosages and inappropriate prescribing are common causes of drug-related morbidity and mortality. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Drugs are one of the cornerstones in the management of many diseases. In general, drugs are used for diagnosis, prevention, mitigation of symptoms, and, sometimes, to cure disease. However, drug treatment in elderly people, especially those with dementia and cognitive impairments, may involve significant risk of adverse drug events. LÄS MER