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Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review.

Manias E, Bucknall T, Hughes C, Jorm C, Woodward-Kron R. Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19(1):95. Published 2019 Mar 29. doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1102-6

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June 26, 2019
Manias E, Bucknall T, Hughes C, et al. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19(1):95.

Transitions of care represent a vulnerable time for patients. Older adults in particular may experience a variety of challenges related to such transitions, including managing changes to their medications. This systematic review suggests that there is significant opportunity for health care providers to improve family engagement in managing medications of elderly patients during care transitions.

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Manias E, Bucknall T, Hughes C, Jorm C, Woodward-Kron R. Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19(1):95. Published 2019 Mar 29. doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1102-6

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