Polypharmacy in the elderly and its relationship to the risk of falls
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- 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:
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.