Development of a Standardized Clinical Pharmacist Service for Patients Discharged From Hospital. Measurement of Drug Prescribing Quality in Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease Utilizing a Medication Assessment Tool (MAT-CHDsp)
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Adherence to MAT-CHDsp (medication assessment tool based on guideline recommendations)
MAT-CHDsp includes 20 review criteria assessing both appropriateness of drug prescribing, appropriateness of dose adjustments/change of drugs and appropriateness of information concerning life-style modifications. Achievment of therapeutic goals concerning lipids, blood pressure and blood glucose is also measured.
At baseline (both arms)
Trude Giverhaug, Dr.Scient.
Hospital Pharmacy of North Norway Trust
Norway: Ethics Committee