Medication May Cause Elderly to Become Frail

The cocktail of drugs commonly prescribed to older people could be hastening their ageing, according to experts who say despite the risks of over-medication the problem is getting worse.
An analysis of patients in one hospital has found more than 60 per cent were being prescribed potentially dangerous medications.

There is [also] the potential for battery or medical negligence cases to be brought.

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Medication May Cause Elderly to Become Frail

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4 Responses to “Medication May Cause Elderly to Become Frail”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Exactly!

  2. B Inberg Says:

    Frail and confused is that the protection industry plan? According to what I've been through, read about and studied cases the answers is: YES.How to save the over medicated persons? If this continues, we are next – if you are in opposition to having your golden years taken from you – the time is NOW to speak out, get active and stop the elder cleansing based on age discrimination and other underhanded reasons.

  3. StandUp Says:

    Yep — drug them up and then say they don't know if they're coming or going!

  4. Thelma Says:

    And we used to worry we'd be attacked by Martians!

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