A multidisciplinary approach to improve drug therapy in nursing homes

@inproceedings{Davidsson2011AMA,
  title={A multidisciplinary approach to improve drug therapy in nursing homes},
  author={Malin Davidsson and Olaug Elisabeth Vibe and Sabine Ruths and Hege Salvesen Blix},
  booktitle={Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare},
  year={2011}
}
Management of drug therapy in nursing home patients is challenging due to complex health problems, use of multiple medications, and age-related changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. The objective of this study was, first, to examine the effect of systematic medication reviews conducted by multidisciplinary nursing home teams on prescribing quality and, second, to evaluate if drug therapy changes were maintained over time. Patients in a large nursing home in Oslo, Norway, were… CONTINUE READING

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