Development and validation of a score to identify older adults at risk of adverse drug reactions: an international multicenter study

01 April 2008 → 31 March 2009
Funding by bilateral agreement (private and foundations)
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
    • Nursing
    • Biomarker discovery and evaluation
    • Drug discovery and development
    • Medicinal products
    • Pharmaceutics
    • Pharmacognosy and phytochemistry
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Toxicology and toxinology
    • Other pharmaceutical sciences
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
adverse drug reactions hospital admissions ADR risk score older adults
Project description

In phase I an ADR-risk score will be developed based on data existing in the medical literature. The second phase of the study is an international multicenter study. The ADR-risk score will be validated in a population of 600 older adults in 4 geriatric departments in Europe.