Medication Use in Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Population Based Study from a Developing Country
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: AKEL, Marwan (Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon)
- Co-author(s): Marwan Akel:|Aline Saad:pharmacy practice,lebanese american university,Beirut,Lebanon|Jeanette Nassif:pharmacy practice,lebanese american university,Beirut,Lebanon|Rana Bachir:Emergency medicine,American University of beirut,Beirut,Lebanon|Raya Alshaikhly:pharmacy,lebanese american university,Beirut,Lebanon|Pascale Salameh:pharmacy,lebanese american university,Beirut,Lebanon
The older population in developing countries, including Lebanon, is growing rapidly with little information available regarding their medication consumption.
This cross-sectional population-based study was conducted among pharmacy clients who presented at 120 community pharmacies in five major Lebanese governorates. A questionnaire-based interview.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.