Journal: Drugs and Aging
Lead Author: Laura C. Maclagan
Laura C. Maclagan, Colleen J. Maxwell, Daniel A. Harris, Michael A. Campitelli, Christina Diong, Kate L. Lapane, David B. Hogan, Paula Rochon, Nathan Herrmann & Susan E. Bronskill
In nursing homes, residents with dementia frequently receive potentially inappropriate medications that are associated with an increased risk of adverse events. Despite known sex differences in clinical presentation and sociodemographic characteristics among persons with dementia, few studies have examined sex differences in patterns and predictors of potentially inappropriate medication use.