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Study

Suboptimal prescribing in elderly outpatients: potentially harmful drug-drug and drug-disease combinations.

Zhan C; Correa-de-Araujo R; Bierman AS; Sangl J; Miller MR; Wickizer SW; Stryer D.

This AHRQ-funded study illustrates potentially harmful drug-drug and drug-disease combinations that occur in ambulatory care in the elderly population. Solutions are provided for minimizing the opportunities for harm associated with these combinations.