Association of potentially inappropriate medication use with adverse outcomes in ambulatory elderly patients with chronic diseases: experience in a Taiwanese medical setting.

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BACKGROUND Potentially inappropriate medication use among the elderly in an outpatient setting has been widely reported. However, the potential association between inappropriate medication use and adverse outcomes is seldom examined. OBJECTIVES To identify the prevalence, risk factors for and adverse outcomes of potentially inappropriate medication use in… (More)

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@article{Lin2008AssociationOP, title={Association of potentially inappropriate medication use with adverse outcomes in ambulatory elderly patients with chronic diseases: experience in a Taiwanese medical setting.}, author={Hsi-Yen Lin and Chi-Chow Liao and Shou-Hsia Cheng and Pa-Chun Wang and Ya-Seng Hsueh}, journal={Drugs & aging}, year={2008}, volume={25 1}, pages={49-59} }