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EXPLORATION OF POTENTIAL PRESCRIBING CASCADE AMONG THE ELDERLY-RETROSPECTIVE CASE SERIES STUDY

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YEH, Yi-Chun (China Medical University, Department of Pharmacy,Taiwan Koo Foundation Sun Yet-Sen Cancer Center, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Yi-Chun Yeh: College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, China Taiwan
    Li-Hsuan Chang: College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, China Taiwan
    Kuang-Chieh Lai: College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, China Taiwan;Department of Pharmacy, Taiwan Koo Foundation Sun Yet-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, China Taiwan
    Hsiang-Wen Lin: College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, China Taiwan;Department of Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, China Taiwan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Prescribing cascade is one the leading causes of polypharmacy and encounters of potentially inappropriate medication use toward those patients at all ages, especially for the elderly. 

    Methods

    The retrospective case series study was conducted for 135 elderly patients enrolled in a 1-year followed-up study. We retrospectively reviewed their

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Last update 4 October 2019

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