Polypharmacy among older adults with dementia compared with those without dementia in the United States

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 8 de junio de 2021

Autores: Matthew E. Growdon MD, MPH,Siqi Gan MPH, Kristine Yaffe MD, Michael A. Steinman MD

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17291

Background: In older persons with dementia (PWD), extensive medication use is often unnecessary, discordant with goals of care, and possibly harmful. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and medication constituents of polypharmacy among older PWD attending outpatient visits in the United States.

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