AcademyHealth: Polypharmacy

Multiple chronic conditions and the taking of many prescription medications to treat them — polypharmacy — are common among the elderly. Studies have found an association of polypharmacy with adverse outcomes. An important question is, to what extent does polypharmacy cause bad outcomes? And, if it’s causal, what can be done?

Read my latest AcademyHealth post for more.

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