Polypharmacy including falls risk-increasing medications and subsequent falls in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults

Richardson, Kathryn, Bennett, Kathleen and Kenny, Rose Anne (2015) Polypharmacy including falls risk-increasing medications and subsequent falls in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults. Age and Ageing, 44 (1). pp. 90-96. ISSN 0002-0729

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Abstract

polypharmacy is an important risk factor for falls, but recent studies suggest only when including medications associated with increasing the risk of falls.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: falls,older people,polypharmacy,drug therapy
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2015 15:14
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:42
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/51628
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afu141

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