Potentially inappropriate medications use in community-based aged patients: a cross-sectional study using 2012 Beers criteria

@inproceedings{Zeenny2017PotentiallyIM,
  title={Potentially inappropriate medications use in community-based aged patients: a cross-sectional study using 2012 Beers criteria},
  author={Rony M Zeenny and Samira Wakim and Yara-Mary Kuyumjian},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) should be avoided by the aged population. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of PIMs among Lebanese aged outpatients using Beers criteria of 2012. The secondary objectives were to identify the correlates of the PIMs use and to compare the PIMs prevalence rates as per Beers criteria of 2003 and 2012. METHODS This cross-sectional observational study was conducted among aged outpatients of different accredited community… CONTINUE READING
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