Comparative analysis of elderly inappropriate prescription evaluation instruments
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: SOARES, Maria Augusta (Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Cabrita da Silva, Jose (Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
Morais, Jose Augusto (Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando (Faculty of Pharmacy University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
Background: Elderly population is usually under polypharmacy. Due to their physiopathological characteristics elderly are more susceptible to suffer from drug adverse events. Different instruments for identifying inappropriate medication in elderly have been developed. To effectively select one of those instruments, comparison of their results in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.