Polypharmacy In The Elderly Essay

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Research Proposal (3500words +/- 10%) Executive summary (150 words) Introduction (500 words) Literature review (1000 words) Defining local need (500 words) Service specification and Implementation (500 words) Evaluation (850 words) REFERENCES WORD COUNT XXXX EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Aging is a natural phenomenon which could be normal or successful. Globally, there is a decline in birth rate and the elderly population is now fast growing population. The elderly suffer from multiple morbidities necessitating the use of multiple medications which can lead to drug-drug interaction, adverse drug reactions, non-adherence and then complications leading to hospital admissions. Therefore, optimising pharmacotherapy is very important leading to a better health outcome. Geriatric…show more content…
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