Choosing wisely targets hyper-polypharmacy

The latest Choosing Wisely lists from The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZGM) and The Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT) send a strong message on the appropriate use of medicines for older adults. ASCEPT identified the following five recommendations: Recognise and stop the prescribing cascade Reduce the use ...

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