Polypharmacy/Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly, how to review medications


Gareth speaks with Dr Lishan Liu, an Elderly Care Medicine Registar at Chester about what polypharmacy is, the impact it may have on patients and what tools are available to identify polypharmacy and inappropriate medications and how to conduct a medication review.

A run down of the Beer's criteria and STOPP/START criteria can be found at the website along with links to supporting evidence. 


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