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Prescribing patterns and inappropriate medication use in elderly outpatients at a tertiary hospital in Dubai

  • In: Posters
  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SALLAM, Amina (Dubai Pharmacy College, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • Co-author(s): Khalil, Marwa (Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt)
    Abdelhussain, Khadija (Dubai Pharmacy College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • Abstract:


    The incidence of drug toxicity in elderly is higher when compared to younger population due to factors such as age, multiple diseases, use of polypharmacy, physician lack of training in geriatrics and changes in pharmacokinetics and dynamics.

    To describe the therapeutic groups of medications issued, to evaluate the prescribing


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