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Community pharmacists' contribution to medication reviews for older adults: A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2016
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    4/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (3); Netherlands (3); New Zealand (3); Germany (2); UK (England) (2); UK (Northern Ireland) (2); Canada (1); Denmark (1); Finland (1); Ireland (1); Portugal (1); Sweden (1); USA (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (3); Netherlands (3); New Zealand (3); Germany (2); UK (England) (2); UK (Northern Ireland) (2); Canada (1); Denmark (1); Finland (1); Ireland (1); Portugal (1); Sweden (1); USA (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Availability of care
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Role performance
    Skill mix - Role expansion or extension
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Continuity of care
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Providers
    Pharmacist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Kallio SE, Kiiski A, Airaksinen MSA, Mäntylä AT, Kumpusalo-Vauhkonen AEJ, Järvensivu TP, et al. Community pharmacists' contribution to medication reviews for older adults: A systematic review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2018;66(8):1613-1620.
  • DOI
    10.1111/jgs.15416

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