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Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes

Overview of attention for article published in this source, February 2013
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Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, February 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009095.pub2
Pubmed ID

Alldred, David P, Raynor, David K, Hughes, Carmel, Barber, Nick, Chen, Timothy F, Spoor, Pat


There is a substantial body of evidence that prescribing for care home residents is suboptimal and requires improvement. Consequently, there is a need to identify effective interventions to optimise prescribing and resident outcomes in this context.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Finland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 162 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 27 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 12%
Student > Master 19 11%
Student > Bachelor 14 8%
Other 43 26%
Unknown 18 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 69 41%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 32 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 9%
Social Sciences 8 5%
Psychology 4 2%
Other 10 6%
Unknown 29 17%