DETERMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES OF MEDICATION USE OF ELDERLY PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED AT SURGICAL UNITS


Ertemur E., Erdil F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.15, sa.2, ss.201-207, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.201-207

Özet

Introduction: A descriptive research was conducted for determination of knowledge and practices of medication use of elderly patients hospitalized in surgical clinics. The sample consisted of 128 patients over the age of 60 who were hospitalized at a university hospital with Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Thoraco/Cardio/Vascular Surgery and Urology departments.