Search for dissertations about: "clinical pharmacists"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words clinical pharmacists.

  1. 1. Optimizing drug therapy among people with dementia the role of clinical pharmacists

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Gustafsson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychotropic drugs; potentially inappropriate drugs; drug-related problems; old people; dementia; nursing homes; drug-related hospitalizations; medication reviews; clinical pharmacists; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions on Drug-Related Hospitalisation and Appropriateness of Prescribing in Elderly Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Gillespie; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; medication review; appropriateness of prescribing; quality of prescribing; hospitalisation; pharmacist; clinical pharmacy; inter-professional relationships; collaboration; medication error; medication reconciliation; multidose-dispensed medications; prescription errors; transition of care; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clinical pharmacy services within a multiprofessional healthcare team

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Lina Hellström; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Clinical pharmacy services; pharmacist; medication review; medication reconciliation; medication errors; drug-related problems; inappropriate prescribing; elderly; inpatients; patient readmissions; hospitalisation; multiprofessional; patient care team; continuity of patient care; Klinisk farmaci; farmaceut; läkemedelsgenomgång; läkemedelsavstämning; läkemedelsfel; läkemedelsrelaterade problem; olämpliga läkemedel; äldre; återinläggning; sjukhusinläggning; multiprofessionell; vårdteam; kontinuitet i vården; Biomedicinsk vetenskap; Biomedical Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: The purpose of drug treatment is to reduce morbidity and mortality, and to improve health-related quality of life. However, there are frequent problems associated with drug treatment, especially among the elderly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects on optimisation of drug therapy in the elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Åsa ÅB Bondesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication histories; medication reviews; drug-related problems; elderly; medication errors; pharmacists; drug therapy;

    Abstract : Introduction: Elderly patients often use many drugs, increasing the risk for drug-related problems. Aim: To optimise drug therapy in the elderly by identifying, resolving and preventing drug-related problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. A systematic approach to improving pharmacotherapy in the elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Anna Bergkvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication reconciliation; medication report; medication errors; LIMM; inpatients; hospital discharge; elderly; Clinical pharmacy; drug related problem; medication review;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Den äldre befolkningen i Sverige ökar i antal och med det ökar även antalet äldre med många sjukdomar som behöver läkemedel. Personer som är 75 år eller äldre utgör 9% av Sveriges befolkning men använder mer än 25% av alla läkemedel. READ MORE