Rationalising polypharmacy in the elderly

Rationalising polypharmacy in the elderly

15 Nov 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

GPCE Melbourne
Language:
English

When should you deprescribe? Evidence shows that elderly people on fewer medications have better outcomes. This is not because they have fewer pathologies, but because the medications themselves can become a problem. This session will cover how to rationalise your elderly patients’ medications and improve their outcomes.

Speakers

  • Dr Troye Wallett

    Speaker

    MBChB, FRACGP Dr Wallett is compelled to learn and teach. He is a GP and the Clinical Director of GenWise, a mobile general practice that supports...

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