How does this guideline aim to help?

Polypharmacy Guidance, Realistic Prescribing 2018, provides expert knowledge, structure and tools to enable targeted polypharmacy management through:

  • Structured 7-Steps patient-centred medicines review
  • Increased knowledge of medicines safety with the Anticholinergic Burden and Cumulative Toxicity tools
  • Worked examples as case studies
  • Hot topics and further advice on how to stop medication
  • Validated Polypharmacy Indicators to target Case Finding, identify prevalence and monitor Clinical Outcomes