Year: 1978 Source: Journal of Gerontological Nursing, v.4, no.6, (1978), p.11-14 SIEC No: 19820816

Drug misuse refers to medication errors which are usually unintentional. Major areas of misuse by elderly are listed & factors involved in misuse outlined. Article deals with implications for nursing – stressing need for health education in nursing homes & out in the community.