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Pharmacist-led intervention on the reduction of inappropriate medication use in patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized trials and non-randomized intervention studies.

Hernández-Prats C, López-Pintor E, Lumbreras B. Pharmacist-led intervention on the reduction of inappropriate medication use in patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized trials and non-randomized intervention studies. Res Social Adm Pharm. Epub 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.06.023.

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August 18, 2021
Hernández-Prats C, López-Pintor E, Lumbreras B. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2022;18(5):2748-2756.

Clinical pharmacists play an important role in ensuring patient safety, particularly in interventions aimed at reducing polypharmacy. This review focused on interventions involving pharmacists to reduce polypharmacy and inappropriate medications for patients with heart failure. Findings indicate interventions are most successful when specific guidelines or recommendations to assess appropriate prescribing of heart failure medications are followed.

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Hernández-Prats C, López-Pintor E, Lumbreras B. Pharmacist-led intervention on the reduction of inappropriate medication use in patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized trials and non-randomized intervention studies. Res Social Adm Pharm. Epub 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.06.023.

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