Prescriptions for potentially inappropriate medications among elderly American Indian Medicare beneficiaries.

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TO THE EDITOR: Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs), defined by the Beers criteria, have been studied in various settings.1 One study found that 24.2% of Medicare managed care enrollees 65 years of age and older filled at least 1 PIM prescription.2 However, little is known about the use of PIMs among American Indians.3,4 Our study’s purpose was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1345/aph.1P490

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@article{Mort2011PrescriptionsFP, title={Prescriptions for potentially inappropriate medications among elderly American Indian Medicare beneficiaries.}, author={Jane R. Mort and Ryan T Sailor}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={2011}, volume={45 1}, pages={129-30} }