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Journal Article
Review

Economic evaluation of pharmacist-led medication reviews in residential aged care facilities.

Hasan SS, Thiruchelvam K, Kow CS, et al. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research. 2017;17:431-439.

Pharmacist oversight of medication prescribing is an established safety strategy. This review explores the impact of pharmacists on reducing inappropriate polypharmacy in aged care facilities and the cost-effectiveness of this risk management strategy to substantiate the value of the practice.