Pharmaceutical Care and Clinical Outcomes for the Elderly Taking Potentially Inappropriate Medication
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00844025|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2009 by Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : February 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 31, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Elderly Chronic Disease||Behavioral: Pharmacist intervention||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Pharmaceutical Care and Clinical Outcomes for the Elderly Taking Potentially Inappropriate Medication: a Randomized-Controlled Trial|
|Study Start Date :||February 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2010|
Experimental: Pharmacist intervention
Patients in the intervention group will receive pharmaceutical care delivered by clinical pharmacist, which including medication review, medication reconciliation, patient education and recommended actions.
Behavioral: Pharmacist intervention
Medication review, medication reconciliation, and pharmacotherapy recommendation.
No Intervention: Usual care
Patients randomized to usual care group will receive routine review of medication by ward-based pharmacist and nurse.
- Number of unsolved drug-related problems [ Time Frame: 14 days after randomization ]
- Rate of adverse drug event during hospitalization [ Time Frame: 14 days after randomization ]
- Number of potentially inappropriate medication [ Time Frame: 14 days after randomization ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00844025
|Shin Kong Wo Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Department of Pharmacy|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 111|
|Principal Investigator:||Liu Jen Wei, MS||Shin Kong Wo Ho-Su Memorial Hospital|