Fall Risk Increasing Drugs: The effect on injuries of the elderly estimated from routine data of the Techniker Krankenkasse

Thomals K. Bauer, Katharina Lindenbaum, Magdalena A. Stroka, Susanne Ahrens, Roland Linder & Frank Verheyen
Background: Society benefits from increasing life expectancy due to medical care. However, the usage of pharma-ceuticals also carries several risks. A widely discussed hazard is the increased risk of falls owing to medication, especially in elderly persons. This implies the requirement to explore ri[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]