Inappropriate Prescriptions

Known as: Inappropriate Prescription, Prescription, Inappropriate, Prescriptions, Inappropriate 
Medications administered in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2016
Review
2016
The ESKAPE pathogens (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas… (More)
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2016
2016
OBJECTIVES to measure sex differences in the risk of receiving potentially inappropriate prescription drugs and to examine what… (More)
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Numerous studies suggest overprescribing of antibiotics for respiratory tract indications (RTIs), without really… (More)
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Scientific evidence on treatments of chronic diseases in patients 85 years old or older is very limited, as is… (More)
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE Inappropriate drug prescription is a common problem in people living in nursing homes and is linked to adverse health… (More)
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVE Emergency departments (EDs) routinely provide care for patients seeking treatment for painful conditions; however, they… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND In Mexico, inappropriate prescription of drugs with potential interactions causing serious risks to patient health has… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE To examine trends in UK primary care prescribing of medications potentially inappropriate for older people in the context… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Age-related alterations in metabolism and excretion of medications increase the risk of adverse drug events in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To quantify the appropriateness of medication prescriptions in nursing home residents. DESIGN Prospective, cohort… (More)
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