Medication

Report: Medication Overload – America’s Other Drug Problem – The John A. Hartford Foundation

A report from the Lown Institute, Medication Overload: America’s Other Drug Problem, documents a steep rise in the number of medications taken by older Americans, and a parallel rise in serious adverse drug events (ADEs) that can lead to loss of mobility, falls, hospitalization, and in some cases, death. Among the most telling statistics, the …

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Medication and supplement use in older people with and without intellectual disability: An observational, cross-sectional study

1 Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2 School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 3 IDS-TILDA School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 4 Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 5 School of Social Work, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, …

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