Effect of medications with anti-cholinergic properties on cognitive function, delirium, physical function and mortality: a systematic review

Chris Fox, Toby Smith, Ian Maidment, Wei-Yee Chan, Nelson Bua, Phyo Myint, Malaz Boustani, Chun Shing Kwok, Michelle Glover, Imogen Koopmans, Noll Campbell

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254 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)604-615
Number of pages12
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number5
Early online date19 Jul 2014
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2014


  • anti-cholinergic
  • anti-muscarinic
  • cholinergic antagonist
  • adverse effect
  • cognition
  • function
  • mortality
  • older people
  • systematic review

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