Effectiveness of a complex intervention on Prioritising Multimedication in Multimorbidity (PRIMUM) in primary care: results of a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial

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Muth, C; Uhlmann, L; Haefeli, WE; Rochon, J; van den Akker, M; Perera, R; Güthlin, C; Beyer, M; Oswald, F; Valderas, JM; Knottnerus, JA; Gerlach, FM; Harder, S;
(2018)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Journal: BMJ Open,volume 8,issue 2 (eissn: 2044-6055)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5855483, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017740
  • Subject: Medication Appropriateness Index | ELDERLY-PEOPLE | Germany | General & Internal Medicine | Patient-Centred Medicine | multimorbidity | Medication Adherence | ILLNESS RATING-SCALE | multiple chronic conditions | Research | Medicine, General & Internal | computer-assisted drug therapy | REDUCE POLYPHARMACY | Cost-Benefit Analysis | Female | Primary Health Care/methods | HEALTH-CARE | GENERAL-PRACTITIONER | Life Sciences & Biomedicine | Aged | Middle Aged | Science & Technology | RENAL-INSUFFICIENCY | medication reconciliation | ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS | 1722 | Severity of Illness Index | OLDER-PEOPLE | Chronic Disease/drug therapy | QUALITY-OF-LIFE | Quality of Life | General Practice/organization & administration | Humans | 1506 | Male | polypharmacy
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OBJECTIVES: Investigate the effectiveness of a complex intervention aimed at improving the appropriateness of medication in older patients with multimorbidity in general practice. DESIGN: Pragmatic, cluster randomised controlled trial with general practice as unit of ra... View more
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