Development of prescribing indicators for elderly medical inpatients

C. Alice Oborne, Gwenno M. Batty, Vivienne Maskrey, C. G. Swift, S. H. Jackson

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-97
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume43
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1997

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged 80 and over
  • Algorithms
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • Drug Utilization
  • Female
  • Health Services Misuse
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Professional Practice

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