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Brown Bag Lecture - Polypharmacy

Brown Bag Lecture - Polypharmacy

Start Date: May 31, 12:00 PM

End Date: May 31, 1:00 PM

Lumina Annex
2314 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis Oregon

Polypharmacy - presented by Dr. Helen Kao

Learn about potential dangers for drug interactions or overuse as our bodies age. The percentage of the population described as elderly is growing, and a higher prevalence of multiple, chronic disease states must be managed concurrently. Healthcare practitioners must appropriately use medication for multiple diseases and avoid risks often associated with multiple medication use such as adverse effects, drug/drug interactions, drug/disease interactions, and inappropriate dosing.