Evaluation of potential drug interactions due to polypharmacy regimens in an elderly population
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: MATOS, Cristiano (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Department of Pharmacy, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Santos, A.C. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Joaquim, J.J. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Pires, T. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Over the past centuries, there have been significant improvements in living conditions and health of populations, which led to an increased prevalence of chronic and multiple diseases in elderly subjects. The multimorbidity is present in one third of the adult population and its prevalence tends to increase with age, reaching 60% among individuals .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.