The effect of early in-hospital medication review on health outcomes: a systematic review

Corinne M Hohl, Maeve E Wickham, Boris Sobolev, Jeff J Perry, Marco L A Sivilotti, Scott Garrison, Eddy Lang, Penny Brasher, Mary M Doyle-Waters, Baljeet Brar, Brian H Rowe, Joel Lexchin, Richard Holland

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Abstract

Adverse drug events are an important cause of emergency department visits, unplanned admissions and prolonged hospital stays. Our objective was to synthesize the evidence on the effect of early in-hospital pharmacist-led medication review on patient-oriented outcomes based on observed data.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
JournalBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume80
Issue number1
Early online date3 Jun 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

Keywords

  • adverse drug events
  • clinical pharmacist
  • clinical pharmacy
  • drug related problems
  • medication history
  • medication review

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