Inappropriate medication in a national sample of US elderly patients receiving home health care Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Drug Utilization
  • Home Care Services
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Medication Errors

abstract

  • The prevalence of PIM use in older home health patients is high despite potential mechanisms for improved safety. Policies to improve the review and reconciliation processes within home health agencies and to improve physician-home health clinician collaboration are likely needed to lower the prevalence of PIM use in older home health patients.

publication date

  • March 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3286571

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11606-011-1905-4

PubMed ID

  • 21975822

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 304

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 27

number

  • 3