An increased risk of peptic ulcers should be considered when cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEIs) are prescribed to older adults who are using NSAIDs, a study shows.
Compared with the muscle relaxant tizanidine, the use of baclofen in older adults is associated with a significantly increased risk of falls, researchers report. “The
Among participants with hypertension in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), time in target range (TTR) was a significant predictor of the risk of
Over 12 months at 30 U.K. general practices, men who received a standardized and manualized intervention had a sustained reduction in lower urinary tract symptoms
Global cognition and dual-task gait performance were improved among community-dwelling older adults who practiced home-based, cognitively enriched tai ji quan therapy, compared with standard tai
Payments from the pharmaceutical industry are associated with oncologists’ prescribing of cancer drugs of questionable benefit, according to a cohort study of fee-for-service Medicare claims.
In a study of inappropriate prescribing to older adults, nurse practitioners (NPs) and primary care physicians performed similarly, researchers report. “Broad efforts to improve the
At a 1,000-bed teaching hospital in France, drug-related problems (DRPs) occurred less frequently in older patients with cancer cared for using the RECAP (phaRmaceutical care