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Inappropriate prescribing of Antithrombotics causes poor discharge outcomes in hospitalized elderly patients, a retrospective cohort study
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Poster
- By: TEGEGN, Henok Getachew (University of Gondar, Clinical Pharmacy, Gondar, Ethiopia)
- Co-author(s): Henok Getachew Tegegn: Clinical Pharmacy, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
Tamrat Befekadu Abebe : Clinical Pharmacy, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula: Clinical Pharmacy, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
BackgroundsInappropriate prescribing (IP) including potential prescribing omissions (PPOs) and potentially inappropriate medicines (PIMs) of antithrombotics raises the risk of adverse outcomes in elderly patients.
AimsThe aim of this study was to assess the impact of IP of antithrombotic therapy (AT) on patient discharge outcomes of elderly.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019