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Nurs Older People. 2011 May;23(4):14-20.

Minimising the risk of polypharmacy.

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NHS Croydon.

Abstract

Polypharmacy holds particular risks for the older population, which nurses are in a good position to recognise and minimise. The aim of this article is to highlight the reasons why polypharmacy presents such a risk to older people and to consider what actions can be taken to address this problem.

PMID:
21675164
DOI:
10.7748/cnp2012.03.1.2.c8478
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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