- Continuing education course to attain collaborative comprehensive medication review competenciesSaija 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)...
- Potentially inappropriate medication use among Finnish non-institutionalized people aged ≥65 years: a register-based, cross-sectional, national studySaija 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...
- Comprehensive medication review: development of a collaborative procedureSaija 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...