Polypharmacy including falls risk-increasing medications and subsequent falls in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults

Kathryn Richardson, Kathleen Bennett, Rose Anne Kenny

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Abstract

polypharmacy is an important risk factor for falls, but recent studies suggest only when including medications associated with increasing the risk of falls.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-96
Number of pages7
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume44
Issue number1
Early online date12 Oct 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • falls
  • older people
  • polypharmacy
  • drug therapy

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