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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Classification of clinical interventions by pharmacist (n=822)

Types of interventions Events, n (%)
Drug selection
Prescription omission 120 (14.6)
Potentially adverse drug event 70 (8.5)
Duplication of medication 53 (6.5)
No indication for the drug 49 (6.0)
Potentially inappropriate medications due to adverse effects in the elderly* 25 (3.0)
Drug-drug interaction 25 (3.0)
Contraindication 15 (1.8)

Dose selection
Inadequate dosage 225 (27.4)
Wrong frequency 44 (5.4)
Errors in the route of administration 13 (1.6)

Drug form
Inadequate drug form 79 (9.6)

Others
Clinical Pharmacokinetic Consultation Service 38 (4.6)
Nutrition Support Team 33 (4.0)
Providing drug information 14 (1.7)
Other 19 (2.3)

Total number of services 822 (100)

*Over 65 years old, referenced by 2019 Beers criteria

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