Is medication use by community-dwelling elderly people influenced by cognitive function?

@article{Hanlon1996IsMU,
  title={Is medication use by community-dwelling elderly people influenced by cognitive function?},
  author={Joseph T. Hanlon and Lawrence R. Landerman and W. M. Vander Wall and Ronnie Horner and Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Deborah V. Dawson and Kenneth E. Schmader and Harvey Jay Cohen and Dan German Blazer},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1996},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          190-6
        }
}
To determine whether medication use differs by cognitive status among community dwelling elderly, a survey was made of a stratified random sample of 4110 black and white participants, aged 65 or older from the Duke Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly in five adjacent urban and rural counties in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. Main outcome measures were usage of prescription medications, non-prescription medications, and medicines within therapeutic classes in… CONTINUE READING

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