Correlation between medication use and falls among hospitalized elderly patients(over 65 years old)
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: LEE, Ming-Chia (Buddhist Tzu Chi XindianGeneral Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
Purpose: To elucidate the correlation of medication use and falls among hospitalized elderly patients over the age of 65 Methods: This is a retrospective and controlled case study. Patient data were collected from the incident-report system and medical records. Patient age is 65 years or older. For each fall, a control patient was matched for.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.