Table 1

Frequencies (%) of recommendations made by consulting pharmacists to resolve drug therapy problems by medication type

Medication typeRecommendations by community consulting pharmacists, 2013–2014Recommendations by hospital consulting pharmacists, documentation phased in from July to December 2014
Beers criteria medications168 (3.9)14 (5.6)
Diabetes medications569 (13.1)38 (15.1)
Anticoagulant medications395 (9.1)22 (8.8)
Other medications3204 (73.9)177 (70.5)
Total recommendations4336 (100)251 (100)