Quality prescribing in general practice

Jana Mrak, J Fürst, B Godman, A Premuš Marušič, M Prislan

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Abstract

To implement continuous improvement of prescribing in general practice with a model closely linking the work of general practitioner and a clinical pharmacist aiming to improve the safety and efficiency of treatment with medicine. Emphasise is on polypharmacy (multiple medications) which is increasing across countries and although appropriate especially in patients with multiple comorbidities it can cause serious problems to patients and is a major challenge for the health care systems. Problems include adverse drug reactions and harmful drug interactions with reduced quality of life, increased overall morbidity, mortality and increased costs to health care systems.

Conference

Conference21st EUMASS Congress and the 4th International congress of Medical Assessors in the Republic of Slovenia
CountrySlovenia
CityLjubljana
Period9/06/1611/06/16
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General Practice
Delivery of Health Care
Polypharmacy
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Pharmacists
General Practitioners
Comorbidity
Quality of Life
Medicine
Morbidity
Safety
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mortality
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • general practitioner
  • clinical pharmacy
  • prescribing
  • health care systems

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Mrak, J., Fürst, J., Godman, B., Premuš Marušič, A., & Prislan, M. (2016). Quality prescribing in general practice. 142. Abstract from 21st EUMASS Congress and the 4th International congress of Medical Assessors in the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Mrak, Jana ; Fürst, J ; Godman, B ; Premuš Marušič, A ; Prislan, M. / Quality prescribing in general practice. Abstract from 21st EUMASS Congress and the 4th International congress of Medical Assessors in the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia.1 p.
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Quality prescribing in general practice. / Mrak, Jana; Fürst, J; Godman, B; Premuš Marušič, A; Prislan, M.

2016. 142 Abstract from 21st EUMASS Congress and the 4th International congress of Medical Assessors in the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Mrak J, Fürst J, Godman B, Premuš Marušič A, Prislan M. Quality prescribing in general practice. 2016. Abstract from 21st EUMASS Congress and the 4th International congress of Medical Assessors in the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia.