Falls linked to use of more than two prescription drugs

Source: Nursing Times 21st January 2012

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Date of publication: January 2012

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Taking two or more prescription drugs may make people more likely to fall no matter what their age is, even taking into account personal, social and lifestyle factors. Unintentional falls were most likely linked to drugs for high blood pressure and cholesterol, though the conditions themselves could play a part.

Length of publication: 1 page news bulletin

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