Experts take a look at the dangers of polypharmacy, the use of multiple medications, in the elderly.
On this episode, we take a look at the dangers of polypharmacy, the use of multiple medications, in the elderly. Whether it's from adverse reactions or misuse, this trend has claimed the lives of many of its users. Host: Lark McCarthy. Guests Include: Dr. Thomas E. Finucane, Professor of Medicine Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University. Todd Semla, Pharm D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Division of Geriatric Services Maimonides.