Correlates of potentially inappropriate prescriptions of benzodiazepines among older adults: results from the ESA study.

@article{Prville2012CorrelatesOP,
  title={Correlates of potentially inappropriate prescriptions of benzodiazepines among older adults: results from the ESA study.},
  author={M Le Chevalier de Pr{\'e}ville and Cindy Boss{\'e} and H M Vasiliadis and Philippe Voyer and Claudine Laurier and Djamal Berbiche and Guiilh{\`e}me P{\'e}rodeau and S{\'e}bastien Grenier and Sarah-Gabrielle B{\'e}land and P G Dionne and Lia Gentil and Yola Moride},
  journal={Canadian journal on aging = La revue canadienne du vieillissement},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={313-22}
}
ESA study data were paired with Quebec medical and pharmaceutical services records to document potentially inappropriate benzodiazepines (Bzs) prescriptions among community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older. Results indicate that 32 per cent of respondents took a mean daily dose of 6.1 mg of equivalent diazepam for, on average, 205 days per year. Almost half (48%) of Bzs users received a potentially inappropriate benzodiazepine prescription at least once during the year preceding the survey… CONTINUE READING
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