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Polypharmacy in the elderly and its relationship to the risk of falls

  • At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GREGORIO, Verónica (Colegio de Farmacéuticos de Buenos Aires Lomas de Zamora, filial Lomas de Zamora, Lomas de Zamora, Argentina)
  • Co-author(s): Veronica Gregorio:|Leonardo Fernandez:|Marcela De Caria:|Karina Perrotta:|Rita Metz:
  • Abstract:

    Falls are a geriatric syndrome that can cause severe lesions. polypharmacy is common at this age group and it is a factor that predisposes them

    Cross-sectional study conducted in 4 community pharmacies and 1 hospital pharmacy in 02/16 in Lomas de Zamora. It was investigated by a survey made among older than 65 people asking Them which and how many


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