Medication error in prescriptions of elderly adults attended in public health centers of mexico df
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: ALTAGRACIA-MARTINEZ, Marina (UAM-Xochimilco, Sistemas Biologicos, Mexico Df, Mexico)
- Co-author(s): Gómez-Alejandro (UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico)
Corona-Rojo (UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico)
Ramírez-Camacho (UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico)
Aim. Is to detect medication errors in the prescriptions emitted to elderly adults that assist to public health centers in Mexico city. Methods. A retrospective, crosssectional, descriptive and observational investigation was carried out. 100 prescriptions of elderly adults older than 70 years were selected randomly. The consistency of the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.