Risk factors for polypharmacy in older adults in a primary care setting: a cross-sectional study


Ersoy S., Engin V. S.

CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS IN AGING, cilt.13, ss.2003-2011, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 13
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2147/cia.s176329
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS IN AGING
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2003-2011

Özet

Purpose: Polypharmacy (PP) is a clinical challenge in older adults. Therefore, assessment of daily drug consumption (DDC) and its relationships is important. First-line health services have a crucial role in monitoring and prevenfmg PP. In this study, we aimed to assess DDC and investigate the risk factors for higher DDC among older adults in a pi-Unary care setting.