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Inappropriate medication use among the elderly: a systematic review of administrative databases

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Geriatrics, November 2011
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Title
Inappropriate medication use among the elderly: a systematic review of administrative databases
Published in
BMC Geriatrics, November 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2318-11-79
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Authors

Lusiele Guaraldo, Fabíola G Cano, Glauciene S Damasceno, Suely Rozenfeld

Abstract

Inappropriate medication use (IMU) by elderly people is a public health problem associated with adverse effects on health. There are a number of methods for identifying IMU, some involving clinical judgment and others, consensually generated lists of drugs to be avoided. This review aims to describe studies that used information from insurance company and social security administrative databases to assess IMU among community-dwelling elderly and to present the risk factors most often associated with IMU.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 3 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 145 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 18%
Student > Master 25 16%
Student > Bachelor 19 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 12%
Researcher 14 9%
Other 38 25%
Unknown 10 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 63 41%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 22 14%
Psychology 9 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 5%
Other 25 16%
Unknown 17 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 December 2011.
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#6,294,896
of 12,410,115 outputs
Outputs from BMC Geriatrics
#724
of 1,230 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#85,019
of 218,391 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Geriatrics
#29
of 62 outputs
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