Patterns of therapeutic prescription medication category use among community‐dwelling homebound older adults

@article{Sharkey2005PatternsOT,
  title={Patterns of therapeutic prescription medication category use among community‐dwelling homebound older adults},
  author={Joseph R. Sharkey and Barry A Browne and Marcia G Ory and Suojin Wang},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={14}
}
The measurement of prescription medication use is usually through a simple count of medications, which tends to ignore therapeutic categories. This research investigated prescription medication use among homebound older adults, by documenting the therapeutic prescription medication categories used by these individuals and identifying the factors associated with use of multiple therapeutic categories. 
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