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Vignettes in Patient Safety - Volume 1
Although the deinition of polypharmacy has evolved over time, it has been and remains to be an issue in healthcare. With the prevalence of polypharmacy increasing, those in the health care ield must remain vigilant of the adverse efects of medications and work to coordinate care and maintain appropriate prescribing practices. Here we present a clinical vignete that describes an encounter of a patient on multiple medications and the individual, provider, and systems-level issues that may havedoi:10.5772/intechopen.69169 fatcat:3rhba5o4rfbjheauc54evqteou