Medications and Falls in Older Adults

Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Pharmacy

 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 Series]