Development and testing of a tool for assessing and resolving medication-related problems in older adults in an ambulatory care setting: the individualized medication assessment and planning (iMAP) tool.

@article{Crisp2011DevelopmentAT,
  title={Development and testing of a tool for assessing and resolving medication-related problems in older adults in an ambulatory care setting: the individualized medication assessment and planning (iMAP) tool.},
  author={Ginny D Crisp and Jena Ivey Burkhart and Denise Ann Esserman and Morris Weinberger and M. A. Tork Roth},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric pharmacotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={451-60}
}
BACKGROUND Medication is one of the most important interventions for improving the health of older adults, yet it has great potential for causing harm. Clinical pharmacists are well positioned to engage in medication assessment and planning. The Individualized Medication Assessment and Planning (iMAP) tool was developed to aid clinical pharmacists in documenting medication-related problems (MRPs) and associated recommendations. OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to assess the reliability… CONTINUE READING
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