EVALUATION OF POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE DRUG USE AND MEDICAL NON-ADHERENCE IN A COMMUNITY-DWELLING ELDERLY POPULATION: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY


Sonmez Y., AŞCI H. , Olgun Izmirli G., Gundogar D., CANKARA F. N. , Yesilot S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.17, no.2, pp.125-133, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.125-133

Abstract

Introduction: The objectives of the study were to evaluate potentially inappropriate drug use and medical non-adherence and to determine the risk factors for potentially inappropriate drug use and medical non-adherence in the elderly dwelling in a community health center service area.