FREQUENCY OF POLYPHARMACY AND RISK FACTORS IN THE ELDERLYIN BURDUR


ÖNAL Ö., Durukan E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.21, no.4, pp.550-556, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2018.61
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.550-556
  • Keywords: Polypharmacy, Aged, Chronic disease, MEDICATION USE, OLDER-ADULTS, NUTRITIONAL-STATUS, POPULATION
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Polypharmacy is common among the elderly. This study aimed to determine the frequency of polypharmacy and the risk factors in the elderly.