Medication safety programs in primary care: A scoping review protocol

Hanan Khalil, Libby Roughead

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    Abstract

    Review objective/question: The objective of this scoping review is to examine the characteristics of medication safety programs in the primary care setting and to map evidence on the outcome measures used to assess the effectiveness of medication safety programs in improving patient safety.

    The current review will be guided by the following research questions:

    * What are the types of medication safety programs described in literature on primary care?

    * What are the outcome measures reported in studies addressing medication safety programs in primary care assessing patient safety?
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1512-1517
    Number of pages6
    JournalThe JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
    Volume15
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017

    Keywords

    • Adverse events
    • medication consensus program
    • medication guidelines
    • medication program
    • medication safety

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