Sep 28

Admissions for medicine.

Admissions for medicine, drug-related conditions increase by 117 percent among Americans aged 45 and older The number of hospital admissions among Americans ages 45 and older for medication and drug-related conditions doubled between 1997 and 2008, according to a fresh report released today by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.sildenafil-100mg.org/faq . Medication and drug-related circumstances include effects of both prescription and over-the-counter medications along with illicit drugs. Medical center admissions among those 45 years and old were driven by development in discharges for three types of medication and drug-related conditions – drug-induced delirium; ‘poisoning’ or overdose by codeine, meperidine and various other opiate-based pain medicines; and withdrawal from non-narcotic or narcotic drugs.