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Risk Model of McElnay et al for Adverse Drug Events in an Elderly Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate an elderly patient for the risk of an adverse drug event using the risk model of McElnay et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T50

Description:

McElnay et al developed a model for predicting the risk of an adverse drug reaction in an elderly patient. This can help identify a patient who may require closer monitoring for an adverse event. The authors are from the Queen's University of Belfast and Antrim Area Hospital in Northern Ireland.

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