Journal article

A systematic review of older patients' experiences and perceptions of communication about managing medication across transitions of care

Guncag Ozavci, Tracey Bucknall, Robyn Woodward-Kron, Carmel Hughes, Christine Jorm, Kathryn Joseph, Elizabeth Manias

RESEARCH IN SOCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Communication about managing medications may be difficult when older people move across transitions of care. Communication breakdowns may result in medication discrepancies or incidents. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to explore older patients' experiences and perceptions of communication about managing medications across transitions of care. DESIGN: A systematic review. METHODS: A comprehensive review was conducted of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method studies using CINAHL Complete, MEDLINE, Embase and PsycINFO, Web of Science, INFORMIT and Scopus. These databases were searched from inception to 14.12.2018. Key article cross-checking and hand searching ..

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