Prescribing for elderly people is criticised in USBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7004.530 (Published 26 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:530
- JOHN ROBERTS
- North American editor, BMJ
The US government has found more evidence that elderly patients suffer from prescribing mistakes. The General Accounting Office, the government's audit agency, reported that 17.5% of the 30 million non-institutionalised elderly patients on Medicare are being prescribed …
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