TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, vol.19, no.1, pp.54-62, 2022 (ESCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
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Clinical pharmacist, older adults, outpatients, polypharmacy, STOPP/START criteria, POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE, OLDER PATIENTS, STOPP/START CRITERIA, ELDERLY-PATIENTS, START CRITERIA, SCREENING TOOL, STOPP, POPULATION
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Objectives: Appropriateness of the geriatric outpatients' medications needs special attention due to risks of falls, fractures, depression, hospital admissions and mortality. This study aimed to identify current practice on medication usage by using the 2nd version of "Screening Tool of Older People's Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions" and "Screening Tool to Alert Doctors to Right Treatment" criteria and affecting factors for the Turkish population.