Medication Use and Deprescribing for the Elderly
Published October 8, 2019
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    Guests: Emily J. Holm, Pharm.D., BCACP, R.Ph. and Audrey J. Umbreit, Pharm.D., R.Ph. Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD) With over half of adults potentially taking an inappropriate medication some of the side effects can be very insidious. What can you do to mitigate these effects for your patients and how can you safely reduce the chance of a prescription cascade? Drs. Holm and Umbreit share tips on how you can help your patients take their medications correctly. Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at or on Twitter @MayoMedEd. Deeper Dive: Beers Criteria STOPP/START Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older People Age and Ageing, Volume 44, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 213–218,
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