Risk of falls associated with antihypertensive medication: self-controlled case series.

@article{Gribbin2011RiskOF,
  title={Risk of falls associated with antihypertensive medication: self-controlled case series.},
  author={Jonathan Gribbin and Richard Hubbard and John R. F. Gladman and Chris Smith and Sarah Lewis},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={879-84}
}
PURPOSE To quantify the possible role of confounding in our earlier estimates of the risk of falls amongst older people who have been prescribed antihypertensives. METHODS Self-controlled case series analysis of 9862 individuals older than 60 years of age with a first fall recorded between years 2003 and 2006 and at least 12 months of recorded history before the first fall, taken from 386 UK general practices contributing data to The Health Improvement Network primary care database… CONTINUE READING
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