Kidney Function, Polypharmacy, and Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in a Community-Based Cohort of Older Adults.

@article{Secora2018KidneyFP,
  title={Kidney Function, Polypharmacy, and Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in a Community-Based Cohort of Older Adults.},
  author={Alex Secora and G. Caleb Alexander and Shoshana H. Ballew and Josef Coresh and Morgan E Grams},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) afflicts many older adults and increases the risk for medication-related adverse events. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated morbidity and mortality of polypharmacy (use of several medications concurrently), and potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use in older adults… CONTINUE READING