Effects of polypharmacy on adverse drug reactions among geriatric outpatients at a tertiary care hospital in karachi, a prospective cohort study
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: AHMED, Bilal (The Aga Khan University, Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan)
- Co-author(s): Nanji, Kashmira (The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan)
Patel, Junaid (The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan)
Background: Adverse drug-related events (ADRs) present a challenge and expensive public health problem. Poly-pharmacy defined by WHO as, [quotright]concurrent use of five or more different prescription.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.