Sex differences in the risk of receiving potentially inappropriate prescriptions among older adults

@inproceedings{Morgan2016SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the risk of receiving potentially inappropriate prescriptions among older adults},
  author={Steven G Morgan and Deirdre Weymann and Brandy Pratt and Kate Smolina and Emilie J. Gladstone and C Borges Hink Raymond and Barbara Mintzes},
  booktitle={Age and ageing},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVES to measure sex differences in the risk of receiving potentially inappropriate prescription drugs and to examine what are the factors that contribute to these differences. DESIGN a retrospective cohort study. SETTING community setting of British Columbia, Canada. PARTICIPANTS residents of British Columbia aged 65 and older (n = 660,679). MEASUREMENTS we measured 2013 period prevalence of prescription dispensations satisfying the American Geriatrics Society's 2012 version of… CONTINUE READING

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