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The scope of drug-related problems in the home care setting.

Meyer-Massetti C, Meier CR, Guglielmo J. The scope of drug-related problems in the home care setting. Int J Clin Pharm. 2018;40(2):325-334. doi:10.1007/s11096-017-0581-9.

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July 25, 2018
Meyer-Massetti C, Meier CR, Guglielmo J. Int J Clin Pharm. 2018;40(2):325-334.

The incidence of preventable adverse events in patients receiving home care has been found to be comparable to hospitalized patients. This review sought to characterize medication errors in home care patients and found that the most common type of medication error was the prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications to elderly patients.

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Meyer-Massetti C, Meier CR, Guglielmo J. The scope of drug-related problems in the home care setting. Int J Clin Pharm. 2018;40(2):325-334. doi:10.1007/s11096-017-0581-9.