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Medication appropriateness in vulnerable older adults: healthy skepticism of appropriate polypharmacy.
Fried TR, Mecca MC. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67:1123-1127.
Patient age, disease state, and frailty may complicate medication regimens. This review examined the potential for polypharmacy to contribute to harm. The authors recommend a criteria set to be applied to guide clinician decision-making to determine appropriate polypharmacy in older patients to improve safety.