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The burden and risk factors for adverse drug events in older patients--a prospective cross-sectional study.

Tipping B, Kalula S, Badri M. The burden and risk factors for adverse drug events in older patients--a prospective cross-sectional study. S Afr Med J. 2006;96(12):1255-1259.

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February 28, 2007
Tipping B, Kalula S, Badri M. S Afr Med J. 2006;96(12):1255-1259.

The researchers assessed adverse drug events (ADEs) in older patients presenting to a South African emergency department and identified factors associated with risk for ADEs, such as the type of drug, number of medications, and number of clinical problems.

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Tipping B, Kalula S, Badri M. The burden and risk factors for adverse drug events in older patients--a prospective cross-sectional study. S Afr Med J. 2006;96(12):1255-1259.