Self-reported medication use in community-residing older adults: A pilot study.

@article{Roth2005SelfreportedMU,
  title={Self-reported medication use in community-residing older adults: A pilot study.},
  author={M. A. Tork Roth and Jena Ivey},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric pharmacotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={196-204}
}
BACKGROUND Older adults (ie, those aged > or = 65 years) are at increased risk of developing drug therapy problems, which may lead to poor health outcomes and decreased quality of life. OBJECTIVE The primary goal of this pilot study was to evaluate and report medication use and potential drug therapy problems in older adults who received Eldercare program assistance through the Orange County Department on Aging in North Carolina. METHODS Between May and July 2002, subjects were… CONTINUE READING

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