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To follow changes in anticholinergic drug prescriptions throughout hip fractured patients' rehabilitation; to assess whether a change in anticholinergic burden affects rehabilitation outcome.
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Name: Disability and rehabilitation
Anticholinergic drug use has been associated with a risk of central and peripheral adverse effects. There is a lack of information on anticholinergic drug use in persons with diabetes. The aim of this...
This study aimed to evaluate the association between polypharmacy and delirium, the association of specific drug categories with delirium, and the differences in drug-delirium association between medi...
Prescription drug monitoring program are designed to reduce harms from prescription opioids; however, little is known about what populations benefit the most from these programs. We investigated how t...
Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) have been implemented as tools to help identify misuse of prescription medications. There has been mixed data regarding the efficacy of PDMP, and physicia...
To examine temporal trends in prescription opioid (PO) injection and to assess its association with hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroconversion among people who inject drugs (PWID).
There is increasing evidence that medications with anticholinergic effects may adversely affect cognitive function. Older adults are particularly sensitive to anticholinergic effects becau...
This study investigates the association of preoperative anticholinergic medication exposure with healthcare resource utilization in a population-based sample of older patients enrolled in ...
Outpatients with at least one dispensing record of any medication will be included in the study. An index date will be assigned to each participant and prescription records for anticholine...
Prescription of medicines by telephone in French medical call Centres is a part of the general practitioners activity. This study aimed to described drug prescription by phone (MTP) perfo...
This study follows up patients who receive standard treatment for prescription narcotic drug use disorder, including opioids, benzodiazepines, and benzodiazepine-like drugs (z-drugs), at a...
The diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and groups to actual or potential health problems with the characteristics of altered functional ability and altered life-style. (American Nurses Association & Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Standards of Rehabilitation Nursing Practice, 1986, p.2)
A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006.
Adverse drug effects associated with CHOLINERGIC ANTAGONISTS. Clinical features include TACHYCARDIA; HYPERTHERMIA; MYDRIASIS, dry skin and dry mucous membranes, decreased bowel sounds and urinary retention in peripheral anticholinergic syndrome; and HALLUCINATIONS; PSYCHOSES; SEIZURES; and COMA in central anticholinergic syndrome.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Programs, usually run by state governments, that require pharmacists to collect and distribute data on the prescription and dispensation of CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. They are intended to prevent the abuse of such substances by the patient, or their transfer to recreational users and drug dealers.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...