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Polypharmacy and specific comorbidities in university primary care settings

Aubert, Carole E
Streit, Sven
Da Costa, Bruno R
Bauer, Doug
Aujesky, Drahomir
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Published in European Journal of Internal Medicine. 2016, vol. 35, p. 35-42
Abstract Polypharmacy is associated with adverse events and multimorbidity, but data are limited on its association with specific comorbidities in primary care settings. We measured the prevalence of polypharmacy and inappropriate prescribing, and assessed the association of polypharmacy with specific comorbidities.
Keywords Aged80 and overCardiovascular Diseases/drug therapyComorbidityCross-Sectional StudiesDatabasesFactualDiabetes Mellitus/drug therapyFemaleHospitalsUniversityHumansHypertension/drug therapyInappropriate Prescribing/statistics & numerical dataLogistic ModelsMaleMiddle AgedMultivariate AnalysisPolypharmacyPrimary Health CareRenal InsufficiencyChronic/drug therapySwitzerland
PMID: 27289492
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AUBERT, Carole E et al. Polypharmacy and specific comorbidities in university primary care settings. In: European Journal of Internal Medicine, 2016, vol. 35, p. 35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.05.022 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:100243

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