Medicines taken by older Australians after transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke: a retrospective database study
作者: Janet K. SluggettGillian E. CaugheyMichael B. WardAndrew L. Gilbert
作者单位: 1University of South Australia
刊名: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 2015, Vol.37 (5), pp.782-789
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s11096-015-0115-2
关键词: AustraliaDrug utilisationOlder peopleStrokeTransient ischaemic attack
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background Guidelines recommend patients diagnosed with transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or ischaemic stroke receive antihypertensive, antithrombotic and lipid lowering medicines. Reassessment of the need for medicines associated with an increased risk of stroke is also recommended. Objective To determine changes in the use of medicines recommended for secondary stroke prevention, medicines commonly used for treating stroke-related complications and medicines not recommended for use after ischaemic stroke, and to determine patient characteristics associated with use of all three stroke prevention medicines after TIA or ischaemic stroke. Setting Administrative health claims data from the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Method This retrospective study...
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影响因子:0.859 (2012)

  • database 资料库
  • attack 侵蚀
  • transient 瞬变现象
  • stroke 笔划
  • retrospective 追溯
  • study 学习
  • older 
  • taken 
  • after 在之后