Identifying and preventing adverse drug events in elderly hospitalised patients: a randomised trial of a program to reduce adverse drug effects.

@article{Trivalle2010IdentifyingAP,
  title={Identifying and preventing adverse drug events in elderly hospitalised patients: a randomised trial of a program to reduce adverse drug effects.},
  author={Christophe Trivalle and Thomas Cartier and Christiane Verny and A Mathieu and Philippe Davrinche and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Agostini and Laurent Becquemont and Pascal D{\'e}molis},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={57-61}
}
OBJECTIVES Evaluate the impact of educational intervention in decreasing ADEs in elderly patients in a hospital setting. DESIGN Randomised prospective study. SETTING The study was performed in France in the Paris area, in 16 rehabilitation geriatric centres of APHP (Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris). Patient capacity per centre varied from 15 to 57 with a total of 526. PARTICIPANTS All the patients > or = 65 years hospitalized during the 4 week study period were included… CONTINUE READING

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