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  • [Results of analysis of the prescriptions for elderly patients in ambulatory practice.] [Journal Article]
    Adv Gerontol. 2020; 33(2):379-384.Krasnova NM, Tatarinova OV, … Sokorutov DA
  • A randomized retrospective analysis of medical records of patients aged 65 years and older receiving ambulatory medical care was carried out in order to assess drug prescriptions for the detection of polypharmacy and potentially dangerous and significant drug interactions. The average number of visits per patient over 65 is 11,2±8,4. Comorbidity was detected in 89,4% of patients. Polypharmacy was…
  • Identifying potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use in geriatric oncology. [Review]
    J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Jun 19 [Online ahead of print]Miller MG, Kneuss TG, … Haggstrom DE
  • The median number of medications taken by adults aged 65 and older is four, but may be higher in older adults with cancer. A high number of prescribed medications increases risk for adverse drug reactions (ADRs), drug-drug interactions, drug-disease interactions, and overall healthcare utilization, emphasizing the need for frequent review of medications. There are many tools available to help the…
  • Potentially inappropriate medications in older adults living with HIV. [Journal Article]
    HIV Med. 2020 Jun 09 [Online ahead of print]López-Centeno B, Badenes-Olmedo C, … Berenguer J
  • CONCLUSIONS: Prescription of PIMs is highly prevalent in O-PLWH. Consistent with data in uninfected elderly people, the most frequently observed PIMs were benzodiazepines and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs . Targeted interventions are warranted to reduce inappropriate prescribing and polypharmacy in this vulnerable population.
  • Inappropriate prescribing in intermediate care facilities. [Journal Article]
    Aging Clin Exp Res. 2020 May 28 [Online ahead of print]Bonini G, Pasina L, … Bergamaschini L
  • Inappropriate prescribing for older people is a global healthcare problem. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of older patients receiving potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) at admission and discharge at the intermediate care facility of ASP Pio Albergo Trivulzio. We consecutively enrolled 100 patients aged ≥ 65 from December 2017 to May 2018 and evaluated PIMs with the 2015 ve…
  • Potentially inappropriate medications for older adults in a primary healthcare unit in southern Brazil. [Journal Article]
    Int J Clin Pharm. 2020 Jun; 42(3):911-922.Santos Garcia T, Simas da Rocha B, … Heineck I
  • Background Potentially inappropriate medications for older adults are those that offer more risks than benefits for this population. Such medications found in older adults' prescriptions across the world are associated with higher rates of comorbidities and hospitalizations, along with high expenditure on healthcare resources. Objectives To estimate the frequency of older adults using potentially…
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