Search for dissertations about: "inappropriate prescribing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words inappropriate prescribing.

  1. 1. Inappropriate prescribing, non-adherence to long-term medications and related morbidities : Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    Author : Khedidja Hedna; Staffan Hägg; Max Petzold; Katja Hakkarainen; Johan Fastbom; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related morbidity; medication adherence; inappropriate prescribing; elderly; drug utilisation; pharmacoepidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Inappropriate use of medications (IUM), in particular inappropriate prescribing and non-adherence to prescribed medications, are important causes of drug-related morbidities (DRMs). They are increasing problems with the ageing populations and the growing burden of chronic conditions. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ulrika Gillespie; Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes; Claes Mörlin; Håkan Melhus; Steven Kayser; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Improving the Quality and Safety of Drug Use in Hospitalized Elderly : Assessing the Effects of Clinical Pharmacist Interventions and Identifying Patients at Risk of Drug-related Morbidity and Mortality

    Author : Anna Alassaad; Håkan Melhus; Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes; Johan Sundström; Claes Mörlin; Lene Juel Kjeldsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adverse drug events; inappropriate prescribing; medication errors; polypharmacy; medication reconciliation; medication review; patient drug counseling; multi-dose dispensed drugs; risk-estimation; multiprofessional collaboration; prediction model; quality measure; rehospitalization;

    Abstract : Older people admitted to hospital are at high risk of rehospitalization and medication errors. We have demonstrated, in a randomized controlled trial, that a clinical pharmacist intervention reduces the incidence of revisits to hospital for patients aged 80 years or older admitted to an acute internal medicine ward. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rational drug treatment in the elderly : "To treat or not to treat"

    Author : Inger Nordin Olsson; Peter Engfeldt; Sten Landahl; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; polypharmacy; drug evaluation; nursing process; monitoring; inappropriate prescribing; quality of life; patient participation; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to examine the effect of interventions on the usage of inappropriate and hazardous multi-medication in the elderly ≥75 years with ≥5 drugs.Methods: Paper I describes a cluster randomization of nursing homes, the outcomes were; number of drugs, health status and evaluations. READ MORE

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

    Author : Lina Hellström; Tommy Eriksson; Göran Petersson; Sven Tågerud; Peter Höglund; Åsa Bondesson; Tommy Westerlund; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    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