Letter to the Editor on the Identification of Potentially Inappropriate Medications among Elderly Patients in Ambulatory Care in Portugal

Authors

  • Filipe Prazeres Unidade de Saúde Familiar Beira Ria. Gafanha da Nazaré; Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde. Universidade da Beira Interior. Covilhã.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.20389

Keywords:

Aged, Ambulatory Care, Inappropriate Prescribing, Portugal, Potentially Inappropriate Medication List

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Published

2023-11-03

How to Cite

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Prazeres F. Letter to the Editor on the Identification of Potentially Inappropriate Medications among Elderly Patients in Ambulatory Care in Portugal. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 3 [cited 2024 Apr. 13];36(12):850-1. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/20389

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Letters to the Editor