Prevalence of poly-pharmacy and its associated factors among elderly in old folk home in perak, malaysia.
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: LINGKONG, Lee (Royal College of Surgeon Ireland/ Penang Medical College, Public Health, Taiping, Malaysia)
- Co-author(s): Lee Lingkong
Polypharmacy is a major health problem among the elderly and is responsible for drug related problems including adverse drug reactions. drug-drug interactions and non-adherence.
The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of poly-pharmacy and its associated factors among the elderly in old folk homes in north Malaysia
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