Pharmacist-led medication review to identify medication-related problems in older people referred to an Aged Care Assessment Team: a randomized comparative study.

@article{Elliott2012PharmacistledMR,
  title={Pharmacist-led medication review to identify medication-related problems in older people referred to an Aged Care Assessment Team: a randomized comparative study.},
  author={Rohan A Elliott and Georgia Martinac and Stephen Campbell and Juliet Thorn and M. C. Woodward},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={593-605}
}
BACKGROUND Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs) in Australia assess the care needs of frail older people. Despite being at high risk of medication-related problems (MRPs), ACAT patients do not routinely receive a comprehensive medication review. OBJECTIVES The aims of the study were to compare three methods for facilitating a pharmacist-led comprehensive medication review for people referred to an ACAT, and compare MRPs identified via ACAT usual care with those identified via pharmacist-led… CONTINUE READING
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