DETERMINATION OF POLYPHARMACY AND INAPPROPRIATE DRUG USE IN PATIENTS AGED OVER 65 YEARS WHO PRESENTED TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT


Kaplan C., BİLGE U. , ACAR N. , ÜNLÜOĞLU İ.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.22, sa.3, ss.287-294, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.31086/tjgeri.2019.104
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.287-294

Özet

Introduction: No study in the literature has reported the rate of inappropriate drug use among older patients admitted to emergency department in Turkey. This study aimed to evaluate polypharmacy and inappropriate drug use by elderly patients admitted to the emergency department.