Prescribing guidance 'not being followed' in older people with reduced kidney function

Prescribing recommendations are not being applied to many older people with reduced kidney function in primary care, putting them at increased risk of adverse drug events, a cross-sectional study suggests.

by Jyoti Sood
Two-thirds of people aged 70–80 years have approximately half the kidney function of a ‘young adult’. | iSTOCK
Two-thirds of people aged 70–80 years have approximately half the kidney function of a ‘young adult’. | iSTOCK

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