Recent Advances in Geriatrics: Drug-Related Problems in the Elderly

A study of ambulatory elderly patients with polypharmacy documented that 35% reported experiencing at least one adverse drug event within the previous year

Joseph T Hanlon

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • A study of ambulatory elderly patients with polypharmacy documented that 35% reported experiencing at least one adverse drug event within the previous year
  • Drug-related problems are considerable for elderly patients
  • Leslie A Shimp PharmD MS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy; Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Department of Family Practice, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MISee all articles by this author

Need more features? Save interactive summary cards to your Scholarcy Library.