Healthcare system intervention for safer use of medicines in elderly patients in primary care—a qualitative study of the participants' perceptions of self-assessment, peer review, feedback and agreement for change.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
This qualitative study examined the perceptions of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators participating in a multifaceted intervention designed to reduce polypharmacy in elderly patients in Sweden. Interviews with participants revealed several benefits and challenges in ensuring interprofessional collaboration to improve patient safety.