Reducing harm from polypharmacy in older people – Effectiveness Matters

Polypharmacy is a problem in frailty and end of life care. Effectiveness Matters is a summary of reliable research evidence about the effects of important interventions for practitioners and decision makers in the NHS and public health. It is produced by the NIHR Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York in collaboration with subject area experts.

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Risk feeding policy for Lincolnshire
5th February 2019 | Source: LCHS

The aim of this policy is to provide documentation and guidance for all professionals working with patients for who risk feeding is a management option. This is designed for people looking after patients who have trouble swallowing and may be at risk of aspiration

Reducing harm from polypharmacy in older people – Effectiveness Matters
27th March 2019 | Source: University of York

Polypharmacy is a problem in frailty and end of life care. Effectiveness Matters is a summary of reliable research evidence about the effects of important interventions for practitioners and decision makers in the NHS and public health. It is produced by the NIHR Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York in collaboration with subject area experts.

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