TITLE

Polypharmazie ist ein Indikator für kurze Überlebensdauer im Pflegeheim - Daran ändert das Absetzen von Medikamenten nichts

AUTHOR(S)
Schönenberger, T.; Rauber, S.; Hauser, N.; Roth, M.; Wettstein, A.; Schönenberger, P. M.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Praxis (16618157);2/16/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
59416100

 

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