Factor associated with drug adverse events that generate hospital admissions in the elderly
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: FAJRELDINES, Ana (austral hospital, quality and patient safety, buenos aires, Argentina)
- Co-author(s): Ana virginia Fajreldines:|Eduardo Schnitzler:|Laura Davide:|Jorge Insua:|Marcelo Pellizzari:|Marisa Bazzano:
Drug related hospital admissions in the elderly are influenced by polypharmacy and inappropriate prescribing. Adverse drug events that cause hospitalization are 5% characterized as serious and life threatening. This study aims to identify and characterize those factors for hospital admissions associated with adverse drug events
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