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Risk Factors for Adverse Drug Events in Elderly Outpatient

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for adverse drug events (ADE) for an elderly outpatient based on the study of Green et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T36-T50

Description:

Green et al identified factors associated with adverse drug events (ADE) in elderly outpatients with multiple prescriptions. These can help to identify a patient who may need to have her or his drug regimen reviewed. The authors are from Emory University in Atlanta.

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