Prescription of potentially inappropriate medications to older adults. A nationwide survey at dispensing pharmacies in Japan
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Fecha de publicación: Abril 2018
Autores: YusukeSuzuki, MikioSakakibara, NariakiShiraishi, TakashisaHirose, MasahiroAkishita, MasafumiKuzuya
Background: Objectives: Prescriptions to older adults were surveyed to elucidate factors associated with potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in Japan.
Methods: Adults aged ≥65 years, who were prescribed medications at 585 dispensing pharmacies across Japan, participated (N = 180,673). Data were collected between October 1 and October 31, 2014.