Dr Susan Connelly: Living with multiple medicines

Hear Dr Susan Connelly speak about the challenges for patients who take multiple medicines.

Main occupation: Geriatrician (specialist in aged care)
Years in clinical practice: 20
Qualifications: MBBS, FRACP


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Dr Connelly describes some of the most common problems she sees in her older patients.
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Dr Connelly explains that interactions may be attributed to the wrong medicine if doctors do not know all of the medicines—including complementary medicines—that their patient takes.
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Dr Connelly describes how the considerations regarding medicines for older patients can be very different from those for younger patients. Medication may need to change with increasing age.
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