Effects of a Clinical Pharmacist Service on Health-related Quality of Life

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 18, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2009
History: No changes posted

The aim of the present study is to evaluate effects of a clinical pharmacist service on health-related quality of life and prescribing of drugs. A randomized controlled trial is performed in two internal medicine wards at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden.

Condition Intervention
Health-Related Quality of Life
Other: Pharmacist service

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of a Clinical Pharmacist Service on Health-related Quality of Life

Further study details as provided by Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Health-related quality of life [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Prescribing of drugs [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Pharmacist service,
The pharmacist service consists of medication review, drug treatment discussion with the patient, and a medication report.
Other: Pharmacist service
No Intervention: Control Other: Pharmacist service


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients admitted to the wards during week days after decision of a ward physician or nurse if the medical condition allows inclusion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria are poor Swedish language and planned discharge before the intervention can be performed.
  • Patients transferred to wards not belonging to the department of medicine or other hospitals during the hospital stay are also excluded.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01016301

Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Mölndal, Sweden, 431 80
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01016301     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPS1
Study First Received: November 18, 2009
Last Updated: November 18, 2009
Health Authority: Sweden: Regional ethics committee

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