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Potentially inappropriate medication use and healthcare expenditures in the US community-dwelling elderly.

Fu AZ, Jiang JZ, Reeves JH, et al. Medical care. 2007;45:472-6.

The researchers retrospectively studied a nationally representative cohort of noninstitutionalized elderly and found that inappropriate medication use in this population occurs often and contributes to increased health care expenditures.