Frequency of inappropriate drugs in primary care: analysis of a sample of immobile patients who received periodic home visits.

@article{Fiss2011FrequencyOI,
  title={Frequency of inappropriate drugs in primary care: analysis of a sample of immobile patients who received periodic home visits.},
  author={Thomas Fiss and Adina Dreier and Claudia Meinke and Neeltje van den Berg and Christoph Alexander Ritter and Wolfgang Hoffmann},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={66-73}
}
BACKGROUND drug intake is associated with the risk of drug-related problems (DRPs), e.g. the intake of PIM. OBJECTIVE the proportion of potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) taken by elderly people was analysed. DESIGN community-based, prospective cohort study. SETTING ambulatory health-care sector in a German rural area. SUBJECTS seven hundred… CONTINUE READING