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The influence of educational level on polypharmacy and inappropriate drug use in the elderly: A register-based study of over 600,000 older people

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Presentations + Posters
  • By: HAIDER, Syed Imran (Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Co-author(s): Johnell, Kristina (Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
    Thorslund, Mats (Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
    Weitoft, Gunilla Ringbäck (Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden)
    Johan, Fastbom (Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Assessment of socio-economic differences in polypharmacy and inappropriate drug use among elderly are required for the targeted planning and provision of quality healthcare services and patient safety. Objectives: To investigate whether educational attainment is associated with polypharmacy and inappropriate drug use (IDU) in older

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Last update 4 October 2019

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