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Table 4 Intervention, prescriber acceptance rate, and outcome of intervention for DRPs among heart failure patients at JMC from September 30, 2020, to May 28, 2021

From: Drug-related problems and its predictors among hospitalized heart failure patients at Jimma Medical Center, South West Ethiopia: prospective interventional study

  Frequency (%)
Intervention domain (N = 408)  
I1: Intervention at the prescriber level 158 (38.73)
 The intervention proposed and discussed with the prescriber 133 (84.18)
 Prescriber informed only 25 (15.82)
I2: intervention at the patient level 150 (36.76)
 Patient drug counseling 80 (53.33)
 Spoken to family member/caregiver 70 (46.67)
I3: Intervention at a drug level 100 (24.51)
 Drug stopped 28 (28)
 New drug started 27 (27)
 Formulation changed 24 (24)
 Drug changed 13 (13)
 Instruction for use changed 6 (6)
 Dosage changed 2 (2)
Intervention acceptance domain (N = 158)  
A1: Intervention accepted at the prescriber level 147 (93.04)
 Intervention accepted and fully implemented 119 (80.95)
 Intervention accepted and partially implemented 13 (8.84)
 Intervention accepted but not implemented 10 (6.80)
 Intervention accepted, implementation unknown 5 (3.41)
A2: Intervention not accepted 11 (6.96)
 Not accepted; unknown reason 6 (54.55)
 Not accepted; no agreement 5 (45.45)
Problem status domain (N = 283)  
O1: Problem solved 204 (72.08)
O2: Problem not solved 52 (18.37)
 Lack of cooperation of prescriber 49 (94.23)
 Lack of cooperation of the patient 3 (5.77)
O3: problem partially solved 18 (6.36)
O4: Problem status unknown 9 (3.19)