Polypharmacy In The Elderly
4-5 pages, including references
Must answer the following questions (not necessarily in that order)
– What is polypharmacy?
– What risks does polypharmacy bring to older adults
– What concerns do medical professionals (nurses in particular) have with polypharmacy in elderly patients?
– Problems caused by polypharmacy
– Possible solutions for problems caused by polypharmacy
– As a nurse, what tips can be given to elderly patient to monitor polypharmacy.