Agency for Quality in Medicine, Germany
|Originally developed by:||Working group consisting of doctors, pharmacists and patients representatives
supported by the German Ministry of Health
|Country of origin:||Germany|
|Year of development:||2008|
|Next update:||Presumably until the end of 2013|
|Available in the following languages:||German|
|Reason for not fulfilling the requirements:||Not available in English|
Type of tool: tool for information of patients and relatives
The information sheet for patients lists eight points to consider for a safe pharmacotherapy. It is intended to support the patient in taking an active role in his/her treatment.
Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)
All settings where patients are prescribed medications, are supplied with medications or take medications
Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice
The information sheet was developed at the workshop “Sichere Pillen – Sensibilisierung der Patientinnen und Patienten für die Risiken der Arzneimitteltherapie” on November 18th, 2008. It is freely available, e.g. on the website of the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association (http://www.ap-amts.de). At the moment, there is no information available regarding the use of the flyer by patients.