Polypharmacy in the elderly from the clinical toxicologist perspective

Abstract

Polypharmacy is closely associated with multimorbidity in the elderly and can lead to problems and drug interactions. This study assessed polypharmacy in the elderly, tracking inquiries to the Poison Information Centre Nuremberg (PICN) and patients needing toxicological intensive care therapy. From 2006–2009, all PICN inquiries involving individuals > 70… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00391-012-0383-6

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