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Table 4 Outcomes: The number of oral medications and the number of polypharmacy patients

From: Feedback of patient survey on medication improves the management of polypharmacy: a pilot trial

  Pre-intervention Post-intervention p value
Oral medication, number (SD) 8.2 (2.2) 7. 7 (2.2) < 0.001
Polypharmacy patients, number 175 159 < 0.001
  1. Among the 592 patients who visited the clinic both before and after intervention, comparison between data from before and after the intervention showed that the number of polypharmacy patients and the number of prescribed medications decreased significantly after the intervention