Inappropriate Prescribing: Criteria, Detection and Prevention
Drugs & Aging, 06/12/2012
O'Connor MN et al. – Inappropriate prescribing is highly prevalent in older people and is a major healthcare concern because of its association with negative healthcare outcomes including adverse drug events, related morbidity and hospitalization. With changing population demographics resulting in increasing proportions of older people worldwide, improving the quality and safety of prescribing in older people poses a global challenge.