Potentials to optimize the pharmacotherapy of geriatric residents in nursing homes by pharmaceutical care

J. Kruse, I. Waltering, U. Puteanus & G. Hempel
Background and aim: During the last years pharmaceutical care has become more important to optimize pharmacotherapy. Especially geriatric patients due to polypharmacy and age-related changes in metabolism are at an increased risk for drug-drug-interactions, drug-disease-interactions and unwanted side-effects.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]