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Table 3 Number of medications use and side effects

From: “What should I do when I get home?” treatment plan discussion at discharge between specialist physicians and older in-patients: mixed method study

Case Regularly used medications from EPR (N) Sporadically/ as needed medications from EPR (N) Medications removed at discharge from EPR (N) aMedications discussed during discharge (N) aPhysical side effect discussed in conversation (N) aCNSD side effects discussed in conversation (N) CNSD
1 6 0 0 2 0 0 User
2 7 1 2 4 1 0 User
3 12 1 0 3 3 0 User
4 12 2 5 7 0 0 User
5 9 2 0 3 0 0 User
6 11 4 0 4 1 0 User
7 4 0 0 2 0 N/A Non-user
8 6 0 2 3 0 N/A Non-user
9 13 5 1 2 0 N/A Non-user
10 9 0 0 7 1 N/A Non-user
11 12 2 1 13 7 N/A Non-user
Mean 9,2 1,5 1,0 4,5 1,2 0,0  
SD 3,1 1,7 1,5 3,3 2,1 0,0  
  1. Footnote: N Number, Central Nervous System Depressants (CNSD), Not applicable (N/A) CNSD not used, Electronic patient record (ERP), aHow many medications discussed