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Table 1 Recommendations for the content of general as well as dementia specific medication management

From: Medication management for people with dementia in primary care: description of implementation in the DelpHi study

Content of basic module Content of disease specific module
Medication review Check for anticholinergic drugs
Activities for correct administration/storage Check for falls increasing drugs
Regular (every 6 months) check by the local pharmacist Monitoring of drug usage by a caregiver or nursing service, resp.
activities to improve adherence Check for clinically relevant drug-drug interaction
Check for adverse drug events Adherence-monitoring: pill counting by the pharmacy
Check for potentially inappropriate medication. Supply of adherence supporting tools, as MEMS