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Inappropriate prescribing among elderly home care patients in Japan: prevalence and risk factors.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of primary care & community health
2150-1327
Publication Date
Volume
5
Issue
2
Pages
90–96
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/2150131913518346
PMID: 24399442
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The prevalence of IP among elderly home care patients is high, with risk factors that include not only polypharmacy but also several specific underlying medical conditions.

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