A POPULATION-BASED STUDY: THE APPROPRIATENESS OF DRUG USE IN THE ELDERLY ACCORDING TO BEERS CRITERIA


Cibik B. , ŞAHİN E. M. , KILINCARSLAN M. G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.21, ss.1-15, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.31086/tjgeri.2018137962
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-15

Özet

Introduction: The elderly population has the highest rates of drug use and is more sensitive to drug effects. Inappropriate drug use can cause unwanted effects in such a population. We aimed to evaluate inappropriate drug use in the elderly population according to Beers criteria.