FREQUENCY OF POLYPHARMACY AND USE OF POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE MEDICATIONS IN THE ELDERLY


Ozturk G. Z. , Ardic C. , Toprak D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.20, ss.296-305, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.296-305

Özet

Introduction: Increased rates of increase in the elderly population, chronic illnesses and drugs usage are inevitable, making polypharmacy more frequent in older adults. Our study aimed to investigate the frequency of polypharmacy in the elderly and to examine their medication use.