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The aim of the present study is to evaluate effects of a clinical pharmacist service on health-related quality of life and prescribing of drugs. A randomized controlled trial is performed in two internal medicine wards at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Health-Related Quality of Life
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:51-0400
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