Residential Aged Care Medication Review to Improve the Quality of Medication Use: A Systematic Review
作者: Kaeshaelya ThiruchelvamSyed Shahzad HasanPei Se WongTherese Kairuz
作者单位: 1School of Pharmacy, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
刊名: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2017, Vol.18 (1), pp.87.e1-87.e14
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2016.10.004
关键词: Aged caremedication reviewmedication usequalityresidential
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Aging is often associated with various underlying comorbidities that warrant the use of multiple medications. Various interventions, including medication reviews, to optimize pharmacotherapy in older people residing in aged care facilities have been described and evaluated. Previous systematic reviews support the positive impact of various medication-related interventions but are not conclusive because of several factors.(#br)Objectives(#br)The current study aimed to assess the impact of medication reviews in aged care facilities, with additional focus on the types of medication reviews, using randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies.(#br)Methods(#br)A systematic searching of English articles that examined the medication reviews conducted...
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