The purpose of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of medication tapering and/or discontinuation strategies to reduce falls and unintentional injury among older adults. The research will advance knowledge about how health professionals can improve prescribing practices for medications in which the risks may outweigh the benefits, contributing to falls, overdose, and other injuries in community dwelling older adults.
Research to Evaluate Medication Management of Opioids and Benzodiazepines to Reduce Older Adult Falls
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Friday, March 23, 2018
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Falls Prevention, Older Adults, Medications
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