Skip navigation
Skip navigation

High risk prescribing in older adults: Prevalence, clinical and economic implications and potential for intervention at the population level

Gnjidic, Donijela; Le Couteur, D; Pearson, Sallie-Anne; McLachlan, Andrew; Viney, Rosalie; Hilmer, Sarah; Blyth, Fiona; Joshy, Grace; Banks, Emily

Description

Background: High risk prescribing can compromise independent wellbeing and quality of life in older adults. The aims of this project are to determine the prevalence, risk factors, clinical consequences, and costs of high risk prescribing, and to assess the impact of interventions on high risk prescribing in older people. Methods. The proposed project will utilise data from the 45 and Up Study, a large scale cohort of 267,153 men and women aged 45 and over recruited during 2006-2009 from the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71082
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-115

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Gnjidic_High_risk_prescribing_in_older_2013.pdf225.34 kBAdobe PDF


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator