Letter to the Editor on the Identification of Potentially Inappropriate Medications among Elderly Patients in Ambulatory Care in Portugal
Keywords:Aged, Ambulatory Care, Inappropriate Prescribing, Portugal, Potentially Inappropriate Medication List
Carmona Araújo A, Fernandes E, Franco Ruivo I, Machado M do C, Faria Vaz A, Furtado C. Prevalence of outpatient use of medicines by the elderly population in Portugal: a cross-sectional study. Acta Med Port. 2023 [In press]. https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19254 DOI: https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19254
Rodrigues DA, Herdeiro MT, Thürmann PA, Figueiras A, Coutinho P, Roque F. Operationalisation for Portugal of the EU(7)-PIM list for identification of potentially inappropriate medicines in older adults. Acta Med Port. 2021;34:194-200. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.13618
Rodrigues DA, Plácido AI, Tavares AB, Azevedo D, Mateos-Campos R, Figueiras A, et al. Potentially inappropriate medication prescribing in older adults according to EU(7)-potentially inappropriate medication list: a nationwide study in Portugal. Curr Ther Res Clin Exp. 2022;97:100681. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.curtheres.2022.100681
Castilho I, Rocha E, Magalhães S, Vaz Z, Costa AL. Polypharmacy and the use of potentially inappropriate medication in the elderly aged 75 and over: the case of a family health unit. Acta Med Port. 2020;33:632. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.13320
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2023 Acta Médica Portuguesa
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
All the articles published in the AMP are open access and comply with the requirements of funding agencies or academic institutions. The AMP is governed by the terms of the Creative Commons ‘Attribution – Non-Commercial Use - (CC-BY-NC)’ license, regarding the use by third parties.
It is the author’s responsibility to obtain approval for the reproduction of figures, tables, etc. from other publications.
Upon acceptance of an article for publication, the authors will be asked to complete the ICMJE “Copyright Liability and Copyright Sharing Statement “(http://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/info/AMP-NormasPublicacao.pdf) and the “Declaration of Potential Conflicts of Interest” (http:// www.icmje.org/conflicts-of-interest). An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author to acknowledge receipt of the manuscript.
After publication, the authors are authorised to make their articles available in repositories of their institutions of origin, as long as they always mention where they were published and according to the Creative Commons license.