Cecilia Lenander

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C. Lenander a,f,∗, J.K. Habermann b, Å. Öst c, B. Nilsson d, H. Schimmelpenning b, K. Tryggvason e and G. Auer f a Department of Surgery, Ersta Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden b Department of Surgery, Medical University of Lübeck, Germany c Medilab patologi, Täby, Sweden d Department of Oncology, Epidemiological Unit, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital,(More)
Despite improved techniques, the determination of tumor origin in poorly differentiated adenocarcinomas still remains a challenge for the pathologist. Here we report the use of protein profiling combined with principal component analysis to improve diagnostic decision-making in tumor samples, in which standard pathologic investigations cannot present(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a pharmacist-led medications review in primary care reduces the number of drugs and the number of drug-related problems. DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled trial. SETTING Liljeholmen Primary Care Centre, Stockholm, Sweden. SUBJECTS 209 patients aged ≥ 65 years with five or more different medications. Intervention.(More)
BACKGROUND The elderly population is increasing and with advanced age comes a higher risk for contracting diseases and excessive medicine use. Polypharmacy can lead to drug-related problems and an increased need of health care. More needs to be done to help overcome these problems. In order for new models to be successful and possible to implement in health(More)
BACKGROUND There is an urgent need to improve patient safety in the area of medication treatment among the elderly. The aim of this study was to explore which improvement needs and strengths, relating to medication safety, arise from a multi-professional intervention in primary care and further to describe and follow up on the agreements for change that(More)
BACKGROUND Antipsychotics form a class of drugs that should be used with caution among elderly people because of a high risk of adverse events. Despite the risks and modest effects, their use is estimated to be high, especially in nursing homes. OBJECTIVE The aim was to explore the effects of medication reviews on antipsychotic drug use for elderly(More)
Background Polypharmacy is known to increase the risk for drug-related problems, and some drugs, potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs), are especially troublesome. Objective To analyse the effects on prescription of PIMs of the SÄKLÄK project, an intervention model created to improve medication safety for elderly patients in primary care. Method(More)
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