A 3 page paper. Polypharmacy is the use of multiple medications to treat a single illness or a syndrome in one individual patient. It is a common practice among the elderly. This essay provides data about the prevalence of psychiatric polypharmacy among the elderly. The paper represents a proposal for reducing polypharmacy among the elderly in a rural psychiatric clinic. The interdisciplinary team is identified, literature is reported, the program intervention is explained, and the evaluation process is identified. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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