Statistics from Altmetric.com
A study has examined the use of potentially inappropriate medicines (PIMs) on hospitalisation rates, and also estimated the rate of hospitalisation during exposure to individual PIMs in older adults.1 The authors point out that inappropriate medicines pose a particular risk to older people due to cognitive and physiological changes associated with the ageing process. The increased risk of harm from exposure to PIMs among older people may also be linked to multimorbidity, polypharmacy and interactions between …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.