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Screening Tools Used by Clinical Pharmacists to Identify Elderly Patients at Risk of Drug-Related Problems on Hospital Admission: A Systematic Review

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Pharmacy Department, Sligo University Hospital, Sligo F91 H684, Ireland
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School of Pharmacy, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Pharmacy 2020, 8(2), 64; https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy8020064
Received: 26 February 2020 / Revised: 4 April 2020 / Accepted: 8 April 2020 / Published: 10 April 2020
None of the models met the four key stages required to create a quality risk prediction model. Further research is needed to either refine the tools developed to date or develop new ones that have good performance and have been externally validated before considering the potential impact and implementation of such tools.
Keywords: clinical pharmacy; risk assessment tools; frail elderly; hospital care clinical pharmacy; risk assessment tools; frail elderly; hospital care
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Brady, A.; Curtis, C.E.; Jalal, Z. Screening Tools Used by Clinical Pharmacists to Identify Elderly Patients at Risk of Drug-Related Problems on Hospital Admission: A Systematic Review. Pharmacy 2020, 8, 64.

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