Provider - Focused Strategies: Pharmacist

Castelino RL, Bajorek BV, Chen TF. Targeting suboptimal prescribing in the elderly: a review of the impact of pharmacy services. Ann Pharmacother. 2009;43(6):1096-106.  Abstract

Christensen M, Lundh A. Medication review in hospitalized patients to reduce morbidity and mortality. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;2:CD008986.  Abstract

McKibbon KA, Lokker C, Handler SM, et al. The effectiveness of integrated health information technologies across the phases of medication management: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19(1):22-30.  Abstract

Nkansah N, Mostovetsky O, Yu C, et al. Effect of outpatient pharmacists’ non-dispensing roles on patient outcomes and prescribing patterns. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010;(7):CD000336.  Abstract

Pande S, Hiller JE, Nkansah N, Bero L. The effect of pharmacist-provided non-dispensing services on patient outcomes, health service utilisation and costs in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;(2):CD010398.  Abstract

Pardo D, Miller L, Chiulli D. Implementation of a pharmacy consult to reduce co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines in a Veteran population. Subst Abus. 2017 Feb 6:0. [Epub ahead of print]  Abstract

Rollason V, Vogt N. Reduction of polypharmacy in the elderly: a systematic review of the role of the pharmacist. Drugs Aging. 2003;20(11):817-32.  Abstract

Shimane T. The pharmacist as gatekeeper of prescription drug abuse: return to “community scientists.” Yakugaku Zasshi. 2016;136(1):79-87.  Abstract

Stuijt CC, Franssen EJ, Egberts AC, Hudson SA. Appropriateness of prescribing among elderly patients in a Dutch residential home: observational study of outcomes after a pharmacist-led medication review. Drugs Aging. 2008;25(11):947-54.  Abstract

Urru SA, Pasina L, Minghetti P, Giua C. Role of community pharmacists in the detection of potentially inappropriate benzodiazepines prescriptions for insomnia. Int J Clin Pharm. 2015;37(6):1004-8.  Abstract

van de Steeg-van Gompel CH, Wensing M, De Smet PA. Implementation of a discontinuation letter to reduce long-term benzodiazepine use–a cluster randomized trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009;99(1-3):105-14. Abstract