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Polypharmacy

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Polypharmacy

Author(s):  
Lynne Kallenbach, MD, Daniel Swagerty, MD, Stephanie Garcia, DO, Deon Cox Hayley, DO
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
John A. Hartford Foundation
POGOe Id: 
18799
Date Posted: 
08/24/2009
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
08/27/2012
Abstract: 

Case based website discussing pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic changes with aging as well as adverse drug reactions and potentially inappropriate medications in older adults.

Educational objectives: 

Basic information about physiologic changing with aging that affects drug prescribing. Learners should be able to identify potential medication side effects and describe safe and effective dosing strategies for older adults.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Used with third year medical students.

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Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Lynne Kallenbach, MD lkallenbach@kumc.edu


Suggested Citation:
Lynne Kallenbach, MD, Daniel Swagerty, MD, MPH, Deon Hayley, DO and Stephanie Garcia, DO. Polypharmacy. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/18799