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Quality of drug treatment in older people - Focus on hip fracture patients and multi-dose drug dispensing


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Title: Quality of drug treatment in older people - Focus on hip fracture patients and multi-dose drug dispensing
Authors: Sjöberg, Christina
E-mail: christina.a.sjoberg@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 14-Jan-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy.
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine
Parts of work: I. Sjöberg C, Bladh L, Klintberg L, Mellström D, Ohlsson C, Wallerstedt SM. Treatment with fall-risk-increasing and fracture-preventing drugs before and after a hip fracture: an observational study. Drugs Aging 2010;27(8):653-61
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II. Sjöberg C, Wallerstedt SM. Improving treatment with fracture-preventing and fall-risk-increasing drugs in older hip fracture patients: effects of medication reviews performed by a physician – a randomised controlled study. Submitted

III. Sjöberg C, Ohlsson H, Wallerstedt SM. Association between multi-dose drug dispensing and drug treatment changes. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2012;68(7):1095-101
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IV. Sjöberg C, Edward C, Fastbom J, Johnell K, Landahl S, Narbro K, et al. Association between multi-dose drug dispensing and quality of drug treatment - a register-based study. PLoS One 2011;6(10):e26574
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Date of Defence: 2013-02-01
Disputation: Fredagen den 1 februari 2013, kl. 9:00, Mölndalsaulan, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Mölndal
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: older people
hip fracture
osteoporosis
medication review
prescribing
multi-dose drug dispensing
drug treatment
quality indicators
Abstract: The aim of this thesis was to describe the quality of drug treatment (QDT) regarding fall-risk increasing (FRIDs) and fracture-preventing (FPDs) drugs in older hip fracture patients, to evaluate a method for improving such treatment, and to study the effects of multi-dose drug dispensing (MDD) on drug treatment changes and on QDT. A descriptive study of FRIDs and FPDs in a cohort of older hip fracture patients preceded a randomised controlled trial, in which the effects of an intervention re... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8576-2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/31703
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