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Gériatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement

Inadequate drug prescribing: comparison of inappropriate drug rates at the end of a geriatric short-stay service with three prescribing tools Ahead of print

Authors
1 Service de court séjour gériatrique, Pôle de gériatrie et gérontologie, Centre hospitalier et universitaire Martinique, Fort-de-France, Martinique, France
2 Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Faculté de médecine, EA3797, Reims, France
3 Unité d’aide méthodologique, Pôle Recherche et Santé publique, Centre hospitalier et universitaire de Reims, France
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  • Key words: inappropriate drug, gerontology, comparison, tools for optimizing drug prescriptions
  • DOI : 10.1684/pnv.2017.0683

Aim

To compare the proportion of prescriptions containing at least one inappropriate drug, as identified using three tools for optimizing drug prescriptions in the elderly.