Medication management in older adults.

Authors:
Luke D Kim
Luke D Kim
Center for Geriatric Medicine
Craig Nielsen
Craig Nielsen
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
United States

Cleve Clin J Med 2018 02;85(2):129-135

Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Managing medications is a major part of providing care to older adults. Polypharmacy is common in the elderly and is fraught with risks. A careful and systematic approach is needed for managing drug therapy in these patients, recognizing the patient's specific goals.

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February 2018
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