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Book/Report

Eliminating Medication Overload: A National Action Plan.

Working Group on Medication Overload. Eliminating Medication Overload: A National Action Plan.  Brookline, MA: Lown Institute; 2020.

Polypharmacy and medication overuse are known contributors to patient harm. This report outlines recommendations for combating medication overload. The recommendations include prescription review, issue awareness, point-of-care information access, training and industry influence reduction as tactics for improvement.