Poor medication management leading to over hospitalisation of elderly

| 07 Sep 2015

Researchers have found that around one quarter of hospitalisations of older Australians could be due to poor medication management. Published in the Medical Journal of Australia, the research found that medication failures cost the health system around $300 million per year.

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