Potentially inappropriate medication use among elderly home care patients in Europe

Fialova, Daniela and Topinkova, Eva and Gambassi, Giovanni and Finne-Soveri, Harriet and Jonsson, Palmi V. and Carpenter, G. Iain and Schroll, Marianne and Onder, Graziano and Sorbye, Liv and Wanger, Cordula and Reissigova, Jindra and Bernabei, Roberto (2005) Potentially inappropriate medication use among elderly home care patients in Europe. Journal of the American Medical Association, 293 (11). pp. 1348-1358. ISSN 0098-7484 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Context Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use among elderly patients have been used in the past decade in large US epidemiological surveys to identify populations at risk and specifically target risk-management strategies. In contrast, in Europe little information is available about potentially inappropriate medication use and is based on small studies with uncertain generalizability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: elderly patients, inappropriate medication, risk management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Helen Wooldridge
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2008 19:32
Last Modified: 14 May 2014 08:46
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5097 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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