Medication adherence, polypharmacy, medication misuse, medication reconciliation, ADEs (adverse drug events), PIMs (potentially inappropriate medications)
Why Review of Medication is Important:
Normal Age-Related Changes:
Pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion)
Older adults are at increased risk if they have any of the following:
Medication-Related Risk Factors
Behavioral Risk Factors
Chemotherapy-related Risk Factors
1. Screening Questions
3. Screening Tests and Measurements
4. Standard Physical Evaluation
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