Medications associated with falls in older people: systematic review of publications from a recent 5-year period

@article{Park2015MedicationsAW,
  title={Medications associated with falls in older people: systematic review of publications from a recent 5-year period},
  author={Hyerim Park and Hiroki Satoh and Akiko Miki and Hisashi Urushihara and Yasufumi Sawada},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={71},
  pages={1429-1440}
}
PurposeFalls are an important public health problem in older people. Medication use is considered a risk factor for falls. This study systematically reviewed recent studies to determine the medications that might be associated with the risk of falling in older people.MethodsWe conducted a systematic review of prospective and retrospective studies identified through the MEDLINE and CINAHL databases that quantitatively assessed the contribution of medications to falls risk in participants ≥60… Expand
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