Development of prescribing indicators for elderly medical inpatients

Oborne, C. Alice, Batty, Gwenno M., Maskrey, Vivienne, Swift, C. G. and Jackson, S. H. (1997) Development of prescribing indicators for elderly medical inpatients. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 43 (1). pp. 91-97. ISSN 0306-5251

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To identify and improve suboptimal prescribing for elderly patients we have developed a number of prescribing indicators which focus on areas of concern and allow evaluation of the benefit of interventions. We report here on fourteen indicators.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: aged,aged 80 and over,algorithms,drug prescriptions,drug utilization,female,health services misuse,humans,male,professional practice
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 12:34
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 00:50
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.1997.tb00143.x

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