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Inappropriate drug use in the elderly: a nationwide register-based study.

Johnell K, Fastbom J, Rosén M, et al. The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 2007;41:1243-8.

Analysis of drug prescribing for Swedish geriatric patients found a relatively high use of potentially dangerous medications, such as anticholinergics and long-acting sedatives.