MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.1, pp.12-17, 2021 (ESCI)
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MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Balance, Elderly, Falling, Polypharmacy, INAPPROPRIATE MEDICATION USE, EXPLICIT CRITERIA, FALLS, METAANALYSIS, DISABILITY, PEOPLE, SCALE, STATE, RISK
Gazi University Affiliated:
Objective: Polypharmacy, an important geriatric syndrome, has been shown to be an independent risk factor for falling. However, the data about effects of polypharmacy on balance is lacking. We aimed to evaluate the effects of polypharmacy and inappropriate drug usage on balance in older adults.