Application of the PRISCUS list for checking medication prescribed to older patients in a specialized practice for diabetes

Cornelia Beimfohr, Andrea Wienecke, Martin Lederle & Andreas Heeke
Introduction: The increase in the number of drugs taken by patients leads to an elevated risk of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and hospital admissions. This particularly affects patients older than 80 years, who in many cases (>80%) suffer from multimorbidity and are treated with multiple [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]