Multiple Medications

Taking multiple medications does not pose a major hospitalization risk for those with numerous conditions, study finds

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For some people, taking many different kinds of medication does not increase the risk of being hospitalized as much as some healthcare professionals may believe, according to recently published research out of Scotland.

Study: Residents with multiple diseases, urinary incontinence at high risk for falls

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Nursing home residents who have multiple diseases are most prone to falls, according to a study recently published in the journal BMC Geriatrics. Urinary incontinence, antidepressant use, multiple medication use and arrhythmias also were strongly associated with falls.