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Journal Article
Study

Usability and feasibility of consumer-facing technology to reduce unsafe medication use by older adults.

Holden RJ, Campbell NL, Abebe E, et al. Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP. 2020;16:54-61.

This usability study examined whether older adults could use a mobile application to consider the risks and benefits of anticholinergics, a high-risk medication class. The 23 participants reported an overall high usability for the application, suggesting that mobile health information technology has potential to engage patients in safety.