Search for dissertations about: "drug-related hospitalizations"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words drug-related hospitalizations.

  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