Trends in Inappropriate Drug Therapy Prescription in the Elderly in Sweden from 2006 to 2013: Assessment Using National Indicators

@inproceedings{Hovstadius2014TrendsII,
  title={Trends in Inappropriate Drug Therapy Prescription in the Elderly in Sweden from 2006 to 2013: Assessment Using National Indicators},
  author={Bo Hovstadius and G{\"o}ran Petersson and Lina Hellstr{\"o}m and Lisa Ericson},
  booktitle={Drugs & aging},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Medication for elderly patients is often complex and problematic. Several criteria for classifying inappropriate prescribing exist. In 2010, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare published the document "Indicators of appropriate drug therapy in the elderly" as a guideline for improving prescribing for the elderly. OBJECTIVE The aim… CONTINUE READING