A PILOT STUDY OF CLINICAL PHARMACIST-LED MEDICATION REVIEW IN OLDER ADULTS ON POLYPHARMACY AND RECEIVING HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES


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Memis S., SANCAR M., Varlikli O., Akcay B., Varol H., SÖYLEMEZ S. L. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.23, no.4, pp.515-523, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2020.190
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.515-523
  • Keywords: Pharmacists, Home Care Services, Polypharmacy, REGIMEN COMPLEXITY INDEX, PREVALENCE, VALIDATION, IMPACT

Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and types of medication-related problems in older adults receiving home health care services that were identified through clinical pharmacist-led medication review.