Search for dissertations about: "medication reconciliation"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words medication reconciliation.

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

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

    Author : Anna Bergkvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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 : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether a structured and systematic approach on improving pharmacotherapy in the elderly (the LIMM-model) would lead to a more appropriate and accurate drug use in the elderly. The elderly use many drugs and are more prone to suffer from adverse drug reaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Alassaad; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. 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

  5. 5. Inner strength among the oldest old a good aging

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Björn Nygren; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; aging; development; health; inner strength; oldest old; resilience; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to describe, explore and illuminate inner strength among the oldest old. The thesis has a salutogenic perspective where strengths and health are in the foreground instead of weakness and ill health. The thesis is part of The Umeå 85+ study and comprises four studies with both quantitative and qualitative data. READ MORE