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Polypharmacy and the Risk of Malnutrition among Independently-living Elderly Persons in Trinidad and Tobago

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.285
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323-7
Synopsis: 
In this study, we investigated the association between polypharmacy and risk of malnutrition. The findings indicate that among independent-living elderly persons, polypharmacy was associated with increased risk of malnutrition.

 

Objective: In this study, we evaluated the association of polypharmacy and nutritional status among independently-living elderly persons attending the outpatient clinics at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC).

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 15 May, 2015
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