Regional differences in potentially inappropriate drug use among older adults in Sweden

22 March, 2023 in subject Ageing

In Sweden, access to good care should be evenly distributed throughout the country. The existence of regional differences in drug use that is inappropriate or risky for older people suggests otherwise.

In a study published in Frontiers of Pharmacology, researchers at Karolinska Institutet examine regional differences over time in the proportion of older adults receiving potentially inappropriate drug treatment in Sweden and show that these regional variations have decreased over the past decade.

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