Prevalence of appropriate and inappropriate indications for use of digoxin in older patients at the time of admission to a nursing home.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of digoxin use and appropriate and inappropriate indications for digoxin use in older patients at the time of admission to a nursing home. DESIGN In a prospective study of 500 consecutive patients aged 60 years of age or older admitted to a nursing home, 96 (19%) patients were receiving digoxin at the time of… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Aronow1996PrevalenceOA, title={Prevalence of appropriate and inappropriate indications for use of digoxin in older patients at the time of admission to a nursing home.}, author={Wilbert S Aronow}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1996}, volume={44 5}, pages={588-90} }