polypharmacy

Analgesic use among community-dwelling people aged 75 years and older: A population-based interview study.

Pokela N, Bell JS, Lihavainen K, Sulkava R, Hartikainen S. Analgesic use among community-dwelling people aged 75 years and older: A population-based interview study. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2010;8(3):233-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.amjopharm.2010.05.001. PubMed PMID: 20624613.

Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 38-2014. An 87-year-old man with sore throat, hoarseness, fatigue, and dyspnea.

Iyasere CA, Simmons LH, Fintelmann FJ, Dighe AS. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 38-2014. An 87-year-old man with sore throat, hoarseness, fatigue, and dyspnea. N Engl J Med. 2014;371(24):2321-7. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1410935. PubMed PMID: 25494272.

2012 American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria: new year, new criteria, new perspective.

Fick DM, Semla TP. 2012 American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria: new year, new criteria, new perspective. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(4):614-5. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03922.x. PubMed PMID: 22376003.

Medication errors: the importance of an accurate drug history.

Fitzgerald RJ. Medication errors: the importance of an accurate drug history. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2009;67(6):671-5. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2009.03424.x. PubMed PMID: 19594536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2723207.

Concomitant use of prescription drugs and dietary supplements in ambulatory elderly people.

Nahin RL, Pecha M, Welmerink DB, Sink K, Dekosky ST, Fitzpatrick AL. Concomitant use of prescription drugs and dietary supplements in ambulatory elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(7):1197-205. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02329.x. PubMed PMID: 19515113.

Potentially inappropriate prescribing in older patients discharged from acute care hospitals to residential aged care facilities.

Poudel A, Peel NM, Nissen L, Mitchell C, Gray LC, Hubbard RE. Potentially inappropriate prescribing in older patients discharged from acute care hospitals to residential aged care facilities. Ann Pharmacother. 2014;48(11):1425-33. DOI: 10.1177/1060028014548568. PubMed PMID: 25159001.

A systematic review of treatments for refractory depression in older people.

Cooper C, Katona C, Lyketsos K, Blazer D, Brodaty H, Rabins P, et al. A systematic review of treatments for refractory depression in older people. Am J Psychiatry. 2011;168(7):681-8. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.10081165. PubMed PMID: 21454919.

When is antipsychotic polypharmacy supported by research evidence? Implications for QI.

Gören JL, Parks JJ, Ghinassi FA, Milton CG, Oldham JM, Hernandez P, et al.. When is antipsychotic polypharmacy supported by research evidence? Implications for QI. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34(10):571-82. PubMed PMID: 18947117.

Antipsychotic combinations vs monotherapy in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Correll CU, Rummel-Kluge C, Corves C, Kane JM, Leucht S. Antipsychotic combinations vs monotherapy in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Schizophr Bull. 2009;35(2):443-57. DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbn018. PubMed PMID: 18417466.

Problems of polypharmacy.

Herxheimer A, McGettigan P. Problems of polypharmacy. BMJ. 2013;347:f7500. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f7500. PubMed PMID: 24366533.