Medications and Falls

Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the factors that increase the risk of medication-related falls in older adults.
  • List the most common medications and medication classes associated with falls in older adults.
  • Suggest areas for future research to improve the management of medication-related falls in older adults.

[From the Winter 2016 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]