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O'Sullivan, David and Byrne, Stephan (2011) Potential inappropriate prescribing. Irish Pharmacy Union Review , (July) , pp. 21-23.

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Older individuals generally suffer from multiple co morbidities and this makes this patient group particularly vulnerable to potential inappropriate prescribing (PIP). PIP has been reported to be a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality and has been identified as a major contributing factor to increased healthcare utilisation internationally.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:2011
Page Range:pp. 21-23
Publisher:Irish Pharmacy Union
Number:July
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Drugs and alcohol substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)

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