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Polypharmacy and specific comorbidities in university primary care settings

Published inEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine, vol. 35, p. 35-42
Publication date2016
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
  • Aged
  • 80 and over
  • Cardiovascular Diseases/drug therapy
  • Comorbidity
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Databases
  • Factual
  • Diabetes Mellitus/drug therapy
  • Female
  • Hospitals
  • University
  • Humans
  • Hypertension/drug therapy
  • Inappropriate Prescribing/statistics & numerical data
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Polypharmacy
  • Primary Health Care
  • Renal Insufficiency
  • Chronic/drug therapy
  • Switzerland
Citation (ISO format)
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
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