Medications, polypharmacy and falls: what you need to know


Source: ProFaNE

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Date of publication: March 2012

Publication type: Website article

In  a nutshell: This article continues the theme of querying whether multiple medicines increase the risk of falling, but this time questions whether it is the medicine for the conditions or indeed the medical conditions themselves that are more likely to be responsible for the increased falls risk. It also links to other articles which provide more information including interventions in practice and a list of online resources for this topic.

Length of publication: 1 page

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