Polypharmacy is defined as being on 5 or more medicines, and is a major concern for providers as the use of multiple medicines is common in the older population with multimorbidity, and as one or more medicines may be used to treat each condition.

  • 1) Discuss two (2) common risk factors for poly-pharmacy. Give rationale for each identified risk factor.
  • 2) Discuss two interventions you can take as a Nurse Practitioner in your clinical practice to prevent polypharmacy and its complications.

Please I need at least 350 words

APA 6th edition style

2-3 Reference no more than 5 years old ( 2015-2020)


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