OVERVIEW

An Epidemic That Nobody is Talking About- Frankly Speaking EP 178 is organized by Pri-Med.

Effective Date: 6/22/2020
Expiration Date: 6/22/2023

Overview:
Polypharmacy results in medication overload for many patients with chronic diseases; it is especially prevalent in the elderly. A recent report from the Lown Institute refers to this as ‘An Epidemic of Too Much Medication.’ We will review the data behind this claim and discuss how clinicians can work to minimize such problems.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe the extent of medication overload in the US
• Explain why this has occurred
• Discuss medication overuse and cessation with their patients

Additional Details Will Be Updated as Soon as the Information is Available.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physician

SPECIALITIES

Geriatrics

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