Adverse drug reactions as cause of hospital admissions: results from the Italian Group of Pharmacoepidemiology in the Elderly (GIFA)

Graziano Onder, Francesco Landi, Roberto Bernabei, Giovanni Gambassi, Claudio Pedone, Matteo Cesari, Cecilia Della Vedova

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Abstract

To determine the prevalence of adverse drug reaction (ADR)-related hospital admissions in an older population, to describe the most common clinical manifestations and drugs most frequently responsible for ADR-related hospital admissions, and to identify independent factors predictive of these ADRs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1962-1968
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume50
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Alcohol Drinking
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Comorbidity
  • Digoxin
  • Diuretics
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhage
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Patient Admission
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Questionnaires
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors

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