Global pandemic - the true incidence of adverse drug reactions

Roy Soiza* (Corresponding Author)

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Key points:
• ADRs occur in one in six older people whilst in hospital.
• This is likely to be a significant underestimate due to limitations with tools to ascertain ADRs.
• They are unpredictable and many different medications are implicated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)934-935
Number of pages2
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume49
Issue number6
Early online date30 Sep 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • ADR
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Medications
  • Older people
  • Polypharmacy

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