The study of potential inappropriate medication prescriptions in the older adults of insufficient renal function.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KO, Weihsin (Min-Sheng General Hospital, Pharmacy department, Taoyuan City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Weihsin Ko
    Paige Liao
  • Abstract:


    A retrospective observational study was conducted by using outpatient medical records between July to December of 2016. According to the Beers criteria, 8 drugs requires dose adjustments based on kidney function in our formulary. Patients ages above 65 years old, whose ICD-10 diagnosis code within N18, and were prescribed with these 8 oral..

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