Identifying Polypharmacy among Older Adults

Description: 

Polypharmacy, in this report, refers to the concurrent use of multiple medications by nonhospitalized individuals. Polypharmacy has been associated with an increased risk of hospitalization, higher risk of falls, increased frequency of medication errors, nonadherence issues, and adverse drug events.19

People: 
Navajo
Location Description: 

New Mexico NM