magazineThe objective was to identify the prevalence of benzodiazepine use in older inpatients. A cross-sectional
descriptive study was conducted at National Geriatric Hospital in 2020 with 258 participants aged 60 and older.
Benzodiazepine use was assessed through interview older in-patients about all of sleeping pills they have used
before being admitted to the hospital and combined with review of the medical record. The mean age was 73.9