It has been estimated that Nursing Home (NH) residents with impaired cognitive status receive an average of seven to eight drugs daily. The aim of this study was to determine prevalence and factors associated with use of inappropriate drugs in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment living in NH in Europe.

Colloca, G. F., Tosato, M., Vetrano, D. L., Topinkova, E., Fialova, D., Gindin, J., Van Der Roest, H., Landi, F., Liperoti, R., Bernabei, R., Onder, G., Inappropriate drugs in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment: results from the shelter study, <<PLOS ONE>>, 2012; 7 (10): e46669-e46669. [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046669] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/41768]

Inappropriate drugs in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment: results from the shelter study

Colloca, Giuseppe Ferdinando;Tosato, Matteo;Vetrano, Davide Liborio;Landi, Francesco;Liperoti, Rosa;Bernabei, Roberto;Onder, Graziano
2012

Abstract

It has been estimated that Nursing Home (NH) residents with impaired cognitive status receive an average of seven to eight drugs daily. The aim of this study was to determine prevalence and factors associated with use of inappropriate drugs in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment living in NH in Europe.
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Colloca, G. F., Tosato, M., Vetrano, D. L., Topinkova, E., Fialova, D., Gindin, J., Van Der Roest, H., Landi, F., Liperoti, R., Bernabei, R., Onder, G., Inappropriate drugs in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment: results from the shelter study, <>, 2012; 7 (10): e46669-e46669. [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046669] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/41768]
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