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Researcher: Wimmer, BC (Dr Barbara Wimmer)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Aged Health Care
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Preventive Medicine
Epidemiology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Mental Health
Public Health and Health Services

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Nervous System and Disorders
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Behaviour and Health
Health Related to Ageing
Health and Support Services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A proposed stepwise approach to reducing medication errors in older people; Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Are polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity associated with all-cause mortality in older people? A population-based cohort study; APSA-ASCEPT Joint Scientific Meeting 2015
Are residents of aged care facilities willing to have their medications deprescribed?; Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy : RSAP
Clinical outcomes associated with medication regimen complexity in older people: a systematic review; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Factors associated with medication regimen complexity in older people: a cross-sectional population-based study; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Factors associated with medication regimen complexity in residents of long-term care facilities; European Geriatric Medicine
Inappropriate prescribing in chronic kidney disease: A systematic review of prevalence, associated clinical outcomes and impact of interventions; International journal of clinical practice
Medication regimen complexity and clinical outcome in older people: a systematic review; 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management
Medication Regimen Complexity and Number of Medications as Factors Associated With Unplanned Hospitalizations in Older People: A Population-based Cohort Study; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Medication Regimen Complexity and Polypharmacy as Factors Associated With All-Cause Mortality in Older People: A Population-Based Cohort Study; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Medication Regimen Complexity and Polypharmacy as Factors Associated with Unplanned Hospitalization: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Older People in Sweden; International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management
Medication Regimen Complexity and Unplanned Hospital Readmissions in Older People; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Medication self-administration problems in older people in Sweden: a population-based case-control study; European Society of Clinical Pharmacists (ESCP) Conference
Multidose drug dispensing and optimising drug use in older people; Age and Ageing
Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with hospital discharge destination among older people: a prospective cohort study; Drugs and Aging
Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with staff informant rated quality of life in residents of aged care facilities: a cross-sectional study; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Polypharmacy and Medication Regimen Complexity as Risk Factors for Hospitalization Among Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities: A Prospective Cohort Study; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Polypharmacy, hyperpolypharmacy and age - the implications for medication management services; National Medicines Symposium
Satisfaction With Care and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities; Journal of The American Medical Directors Association

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision