ACCEL Lite: Polypharmacy in the Geriatric Patient

Many older patients find it difficult to take many medications, especially if the medication regimens of "polypharmacy" are complicated, but would we ever consider deprescribing life-extending medications? In this interview, Laxmi Mehta MD, FACC; James N. Kirkpatrick, MD, FACC, FASE, Chair of ACC Geriatrics Section; and Payal Kohli MD, FACC, discuss polypharmacy in the geriatric patient.

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Clinical Topics: Geriatric Cardiology

Keywords: ACCELLite, Polypharmacy, Geriatrics

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