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Frailty and potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with polypharmacy: a bi-directional relationship?

Randles MA. Frailty and potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with polypharmacy: a bi-directional relationship? Drugs Aging. 2022;39(8):597-606. doi:10.1007/s40266-022-00952-z.

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August 31, 2022
Randles MA. Drugs Aging. 2022;39(8):597-606.

Potentially inappropriate prescribing (PIP) among older adults is common and can result in medication-related harm. This narrative review summarizes the evidence on the association between potential frailty and PIP. The authors identified several challenges in measuring and reducing the risks of PIP, including the need for user-friendly methods to rapidly and accurately identify frailty in older adults at risk of PIP.

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Randles MA. Frailty and potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with polypharmacy: a bi-directional relationship? Drugs Aging. 2022;39(8):597-606. doi:10.1007/s40266-022-00952-z.

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