Medication Use in Older Adults: Keeping it real, safe, and effective

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Oct 20, 2020 - 10:33pm CDT

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This presentation (1:29:35) given by Dr. Peggy Odegard from the School of Pharmacy/University of Washington discusses the influence of aging on the safety and efficacy of medication therapies and the impact of medications on aging. She discusses how to optimize the medication treatment plan for case patients by addressing opportunities for deprescribing and safety concerns. Finally, Dr. Odegard identifies safe and effective goals for treatment, and preferred therapeutic options, for common medical conditions experienced by older adults. Presentation slides are available for download through the link. (Presentation begins at 1:55 minutes).

Peggy Odegard