Global pandemic - the true incidence of adverse drug reactions

Roy Soiza* (Corresponding Author)

*Corresponding author for this work

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Key points:
• ADRs occur in one in six older people whilst in hospital.
• This is likely to be a significant underestimate due to limitations with tools to ascertain ADRs.
• They are unpredictable and many different medications are implicated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)934-935
Number of pages2
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number6
Early online date30 Sept 2020
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2020


  • ADR
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Medications
  • Older people
  • Polypharmacy


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