[Efforts of Deprescribing Drugs and Its Achievements in Institutionalized Individuals].

@article{Mitsuya2018EffortsOD,
  title={[Efforts of Deprescribing Drugs and Its Achievements in Institutionalized Individuals].},
  author={Noriaki Mitsuya and Yukinori Oshima and Tomoki Yamauchi and Akira Oguchi and Noboru Hashimoto and Asuka Soga and Yuki Nagahori and Ken Yamamoto and Masayoshi Hirohara and Kazuki Kushida},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={2018},
  volume={45 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          39-40
        }
}
Recently, the combined use of multiple drugs for coexisting multiple diseases in elderly patients has become a problem. In facilities for elderly persons, pharmacists contribute to the intervention and optimization of prescriptions. However, the procedures have been conducted smoothly in only a few facilities. We established five procedures for prescription intervention by pharmacists and implemented these interventions in 80 institutionalized individuals. The total results over 2 years(January… CONTINUE READING

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