The evaluation of relationship between polypharmacy and anticholinergic burden scales.

Okudur S. K., Dokuzlar O., Aydin A. E., Kocyigit S. E., Soysal P., Isik A. T.

Northern clinics of Istanbul, vol.8, pp.139-144, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.17136
  • Journal Name: Northern clinics of Istanbul
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-144
  • Keywords: Anticholinergic burden scales, Elderly, Polypharmacy
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE: Polypharmacy and anticholinergic burden are the indicators for the evaluation of the quality of pharmacotherapy in older adults. The aim of this study was to consider which anticholinergic burden scales are more related with polypharmacy among older patients.