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July 21, 2021

Outcomes of medication misadventure among people with cognitive impairment or dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Zaidi AS, Peterson GM, Bereznicki LRE, et al. Outcomes of medication misadventure among people with cognitive impairment or dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2021;55(4):530-542. doi: 10.1177/1060028020949125.

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Zaidi AS, Peterson GM, Bereznicki LRE, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2021;55(4):530-542.

Prior research has found that polypharmacy among elderly patients with dementia is associated with greater risk of functional decline. This meta-analysis of five studies concluded that exposure to potentially inappropriate medications (PIM) was not associated with either mortality or hospitalization for patients with cognitive impairment.

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Zaidi AS, Peterson GM, Bereznicki LRE, et al. Outcomes of medication misadventure among people with cognitive impairment or dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2021;55(4):530-542. doi: 10.1177/1060028020949125.