Saija Leikola

Summary

Affiliation: Medical School
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Continuing education course to attain collaborative comprehensive medication review competencies
    Saija N S Leikola
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:108. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use among Finnish non-institutionalized people aged ≥65 years: a register-based, cross-sectional, national study
    Saija Leikola
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 28:227-36. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Comprehensive medication review: development of a collaborative procedure
    Saija Leikola
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, P O Box 56, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:510-4. 2012

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Continuing education course to attain collaborative comprehensive medication review competencies
    Saija N S Leikola
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:108. 2009
    ..To implement a long-term continuing education course for pharmacy practitioners to acquire competency in and accreditation for conducting collaborative comprehensive medication reviews (CMRs)...
  2. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use among Finnish non-institutionalized people aged ≥65 years: a register-based, cross-sectional, national study
    Saija Leikola
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 28:227-36. 2011
    ..The prevalence of such use in various settings has been high, but no data have been reported for an entire national non-institutionalized elderly population, nor is there information on the reimbursement costs for those medications...
  3. doi request reprint Comprehensive medication review: development of a collaborative procedure
    Saija Leikola
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, P O Box 56, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:510-4. 2012
    ..This procedure covers the four main dimensions critical for safe and appropriate geriatric pharmacotherapy: aging and safety; co-morbidities; polypharmacy; and adherence. The CMR measures and documentation build on these dimensions...