Drug Use by the Elderly in Italy

@article{Nobili1997DrugUB,
  title={Drug Use by the Elderly in Italy},
  author={Alessandro Nobili and Mauro Tettamanti and Lucilla Frattura and Alberto Spagnoli and Lorenza Ferraro and Eleonora Marrazzo and Giuseppe Ostino and Mario Comelli},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={1997},
  volume={31},
  pages={416 - 422}
}
Objectives To evaluate drug consumption in the elderly aged 75 years or more living at home. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Old-old (i.e., >75 y) people living in central Turin, a city in northern Italy. Participants Thirty-four general practitioners (GPs), with 50 or more old-old people in their patient list, randomly chosen among the GPs working in the Unità Socio-Sanitaria Locale I (Local Health Unit I) of Turin; 261 old-old people (135 men and 126 women) randomly selected from the… CONTINUE READING

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