Special issue: MEDICATIONS in OLDER PEOPLE is online!

Issue Editors: Antonio Cherubini, Marie Laure Laroche, Mirko Petrovic

FREE READING till 1st JULY 2021

EDITORIAL: Mastering the complexity: drug therapy optimization in geriatric patients, A. Cherubini, M. L. Laroche & M. Petrovic 

Incorporating pharmacokinetic data into personalised prescribing for older people: challenges and opportunities
Arduino A. Mangoni & Elzbieta A. Jarmuzewska 

Polypharmacy in older adults: a narrative review of definitions, epidemiology and consequences, Farhad Pazan & Martin Wehling (Open Access)

Underprescription of medications in older adults: causes, consequences and solutions—a narrative review, F. Lombardi, L. Paoletti, B. Carrieri, G. Dell’Aquila, M. Fedecostante, M. Di Muzio, A. Corsonello, F. Lattanzio & A. Cherubini 

Adverse drug reactions in older adults: a narrative review of the literature, Maria Beatrice Zazzara, Katie Palmer, Davide Liborio Vetrano, Angelo Carfì & Onder Graziano (Open Access)

Identifying key prescribing cascades in older people (iKASCADE): a transnational initiative on drug safety through a sex and gender lens—rationale and design, Shelley A. Sternberg, Mirko Petrovic, Graziano Onder, Antonio Cherubini, Denis O’Mahony, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Francesco Pegreffi, Robin Mason, Jennifer Akerman, Lisa McCarthy, Andrea Lawson, Joyce Li, Wei Wu & Paula A. Rochon 

Mapping of drug-related problems among older adults conciliating medical and pharmaceutical approaches, Marie-Laure Laroche, Thi Hong Van Ngo, Caroline Sirois, Amélie Daveluy, Michel Guillaumin, Marie-Blanche Valnet-Rabier, Muriel Grau, Barbara Roux & Louis Merle 

Medication review and reconciliation in older adults, Jean-Baptiste Beuscart, Sylvia Pelayo, Laurine Robert, Stefanie Thevelin, Sophie Marien & Olivia Dalleur 

Effects of hospital pharmacist interventions on health outcomes in older polymedicated inpatients: a scoping review
E. Delgado-Silveira, M. Vélez-Díaz-Pallarés, M. Muñoz-García, A. Correa-Pérez, A. M. Álvarez-Díaz & A. J. Cruz-Jentoft 

Pharmacological treatment in the dying geriatric patient: describing use and dosage of opioids in the acute geriatric wards and palliative care units of three hospitals, Wim H. Janssens, Nele J. Van Den Noortgate & Ruth D. Piers 

Interventions to optimize medication use in nursing homes: a narrative review, Anne Spinewine, Perrine Evrard & Carmel Hughes (Open Access)

Potentially inappropriate medication among people with dementia: towards individualized decision-making, Anna Renom-Guiteras

Guidance for appropriate use of psychotropic drugs in older people, Andreas Capiau, Katrien Foubert, Annemie Somers & Mirko Petrovic 

Depression, antidepressants and fall risk: therapeutic dilemmas—a clinical review, E. P. van Poelgeest, A. C. Pronk, D. Rhebergen & N. van der Velde (Open Access)