Prescribing pharmacological treatment for hospitalized older patients represents a challenge for physicians. In particular, hospitalized older adults present with acute and chronic diseases, which may require multiple treatments and increase their susceptibility to adverse drug reactions. Patterns of drugs use have rarely been investigated in these patients.

Tosato, M., Settanni, S., Antocicco, M., Battaglia, M., Corsonello, A., Ruggiero, C., Volpato, S., Fabbietti, P., Lattanzio, F., Bernabei, R., Onder, G., Pattern of medication use among older inpatients in seven hospitals in Italy: results from the CRiteria to assess Appropriate Medication use among Elderly complex patients (CRIME) project, <<CURRENT DRUG SAFETY>>, 2013; 8 (2): 98-103 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/51611]

Pattern of medication use among older inpatients in seven hospitals in Italy: results from the CRiteria to assess Appropriate Medication use among Elderly complex patients (CRIME) project

Tosato, Matteo;Settanni, Silvana;Antocicco, Manuela;Bernabei, Roberto;Onder, Graziano
2013

Abstract

Prescribing pharmacological treatment for hospitalized older patients represents a challenge for physicians. In particular, hospitalized older adults present with acute and chronic diseases, which may require multiple treatments and increase their susceptibility to adverse drug reactions. Patterns of drugs use have rarely been investigated in these patients.
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Tosato, M., Settanni, S., Antocicco, M., Battaglia, M., Corsonello, A., Ruggiero, C., Volpato, S., Fabbietti, P., Lattanzio, F., Bernabei, R., Onder, G., Pattern of medication use among older inpatients in seven hospitals in Italy: results from the CRiteria to assess Appropriate Medication use among Elderly complex patients (CRIME) project, <>, 2013; 8 (2): 98-103 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/51611]
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