Interventions that can reduce inappropriate prescribing in the elderly: a systematic review.

@article{Kaur2009InterventionsTC,
  title={Interventions that can reduce inappropriate prescribing in the elderly: a systematic review.},
  author={Sukhpreet Kaur and Geoffrey Mitchell and Luis Vitetta and Michael S. Roberts},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={
          1013-28
        }
}
Inappropriate prescribing of medicines may lead to a significant risk of an adverse drug-related event. In particular, prescribing may be regarded as inappropriate when alternative therapy that is either more effective or associated with a lower risk exists to treat the same condition. This review aims to identify interventions and strategies that can significantly reduce inappropriate prescribing in the elderly. The review is based on a search of electronic databases using synonyms of keywords… CONTINUE READING
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