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: Vol 2, Sup 1 (2015) (view)

Section: Articles

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Petrovich M. Inappropriate Drug Prescribing in Older Adults: How to Reduce It?. EJCRIM [Internet]. 2015Sep.30 [cited 2020Sep.25];2(6). Available from: https://ejcrim.com/index.php/EJCRIM/article/view/302