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Risk Factors Associated with Adverse Drug Reactions in Nursing Home Residents

Purpose:

To identify risk factors associated with adverse drug reactions in a nursing home resident based on the study of Field et al.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T36-T50

Description:

Field et al identified risk factors associated with adverse drug reactions in nursing home residents. These can help identify patients who should be reviewed for means to reduce these risks. The authors are from the University of Massachusetts, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Hospital.

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