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Application of three different sets of explicit criteria for assessing inappropriate prescribing in older patients: a nationwide prevalence study of ambulatory care visits in Taiwan

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  • Chirn-Bin Chang Division of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Chu-Tung Branch, Hsinchu County, Taiwan Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shu-Yu Yang College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Taipei City Psychiatry Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hsiu-Yun Lai Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch, Hsinchu City, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ru-Shu Wu Taipei City Psychiatry Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hsing-Cheng Liu Taipei City Psychiatry Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hsiu-Ying Hsu Taipei City Psychiatry Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shinn-Jang Hwang Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan National Yang-Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ding-Cheng Chan Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Superintedent Office, National Taiwan University Hospital Chu-Tung Branch, Hsinchu County, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ding-Cheng Chan; doctord6226{at}yahoo.com and Dr Shinn-Jang Hwang; sjhwang{at}vghtpe.gov.tw
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Chang C, Yang S, Lai H, et al
Application of three different sets of explicit criteria for assessing inappropriate prescribing in older patients: a nationwide prevalence study of ambulatory care visits in Taiwan

Publication history

  • Received March 16, 2015
  • Revised August 24, 2015
  • Accepted October 19, 2015
  • First published November 6, 2015.
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November 06, 2015

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