Pharmacist review changed more repeat prescriptions for elderly patients than did usual general practice review

Dixon, Anthony
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p73
Academic Journal
Presents a study that investigated the effect of a clinical review of medications by a pharmacist in increasing medication changes and reducing costs for elderly patients who receive repeat prescriptions. Comparison of the mean prescription change per patient resulting from a pharmacist review versus usual care in elderly patients at 12 months; Information on study design and main outcome measures; Description of patients.


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