All publications of “Danielle Fernandes da Silva”

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Drug interactions among older adults followed up in a comprehensive medication management service at Primary Care

Tayane Oliveira dos Santos ORCID logo , Mariana Martins Gonzaga do Nascimento ORCID logo , Yone Almeida Nascimento ORCID logo , Grazielli Cristina Batista de Oliveira ORCID logo , Ursula Carolina de Morais Martins ORCID logo , Danielle Fernandes da Silva ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4725

ABSTRACT Objective: To estimate the prevalence of drug interactions and associated factors among older adults followed up in a Comprehensive Medication Management Service at Primary Care. Methods: Firstly, the Beers criteria 2015 was used to define drug interactions; later, drug interactions proposed by Dumbreck for patients with diabetes, depression, and heart failure were evaluated. The associated factors were assessed by univariate (Pearson’s χ2) and multivariate analyses (logistic regression). The significance level of 5% was set for all analyses. Results: The […]