Inappropriate medication use among hospitalized older adults in Italy: results from the Italian Group of Pharmacoepidemiology in the Elderly

Graziano Onder, Giovanni Gambassi, Roberto Bernabei, Francesco Luigi Landi, Matteo Cesari, Pierugo Carbonin

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Abstract

To determine the prevalence of inappropriate medication use among hospitalized older adults and to identify predictors of this use.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-162
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume59
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Comorbidity
  • Databases, Factual
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • Drug Utilization Review
  • Female
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Medication Errors
  • Polypharmacy
  • Questionnaires

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