Inappropriate Drug Prescribing in Older Adults: How to Reduce It?
  • Mirko Petrovich
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.

Abstract

Because older patients are more vulnerable to adverse drug-related events, there is a need to ensure appropriate pharmacotherapy in these patients. Screening to identify older patients at risk of drug-related problems (DRP) and adverse drug reactions (ADR) is the first critical step within a multistep approach to geriatric pharmacotherapy.

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Published: 2015-09-30
Issue: 2015: Vol 2, Sup 1 (2015) (view)


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Petrovich M. Inappropriate Drug Prescribing in Older Adults: How to Reduce It?. EJCRIM 2015;2 doi:10.12890/2015_S1SP01.