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:

    Background

    Taiwan has become an aging country. The physiological changes of the elderly patients make adverse drug reaction become more significant. The Beers Criteria, updated in 2015, is a well-established tool to detect potential inappropriate prescriptions in the elderly. A set of components were added to emphasize that drug doses must be..

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