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Paradox of pills: Tablet 'overload' may be causing harm and putting lives at risk, warn researchers

08:24 EDT 22 Jun 2017 | Science Daily

Around three million people take multiple medicines, but no reliable systems exist to help patients and carers manage their pills. When medication management goes wrong, particularly with older people, the effect can be dreadful for everyone involved. A novel study linking the experiences of patients, carers and practitioners with a review of the scientific evidence, aims to find ways to improve medication management and the quality of life of older people and their carers.

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