Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy

Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy

Polypharmacy Discussion: Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy

Polypharmacy is a common concern, especially in the elderly.

• List the definitions of polypharmacy you encounter in your readings. There is more than one.

• Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy. Explain the rationale for why each listed item is a risk factor. This is different than adverse drug reactions. ADRs can be a result of polypharmacy and is important, but ADRs are not a risk factor.

• Discuss three action steps that a provider can take to prevent polypharmacy.

• Provide an example of how your clinical preceptors have addressed polypharmacy.

The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.

The paper should be no more than four pages  in leghth including a title page and reference page. This means two pages of content, which requires clear and focused writing. Avoid excessive use of quotations.

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