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Inappropriate medication use and risk of falls – A prospective study in a large community-dwelling elderly cohort

By Sarah Berdot, Marion Bertrand, Jean-François Dartigues, Annie Fourrier, Béatrice Tavernier, Karen Ritchie and Annick Alpérovitch
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