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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.17136
  • Title of Journal : Northern clinics of Istanbul
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-144
  • Keywords: Anticholinergic burden scales, Elderly, Polypharmacy

Abstract

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.