Elderly prescriptions in mexico city: drug pattern and errors
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: KRAVZOV-JINICH, Jaime (UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico Df, Mexico)
- Co-author(s): Corona-Rojo, Jose Antonio (UAM-Xochimilco, MEXICO DF, Mexico)
Altagracia-Martinez, Marina (UAM-Xochimilco, MEXICO DF, Mexico)
Vazquez-Cervantes, Laura (UAM-Xochimilco, MEXICO DF, Mexico)
Background. In Mexico, elderly population constitutes 6.54% of the total one. In elderly population it is frequent to find various chronic concomitant diseases. Consequently, the pharmacological treatment is, frequently, complex and many drugs are needed to treat old adults.
Objective. To evaluate the quality of prescriptions emitted in public.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.