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Inappropriate medications in elderly ICU survivors: where to intervene?

Morandi A; Vasilevskis EE; Pandharipande PP; Girard TD; Solberg LM; Neal EB; Koestner T; Torres R; Thompson JL; Shintani AK; Han JH; Schnelle J; Fick DM; Ely EW; Kripalani S.

This research letter reports on a study of potentially inappropriate prescriptions given to elderly patients discharged from the ICU and suggests that medication reconciliation could improve safety in this setting.