Listen to Pete, Emma and Nick talk through their top tips in the 2nd episode of “What we have learnt this week…..”. These are short, 15minute, podcasts where we discuss topics that we have encountered the preceding week; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on twitter!
This week we talk about sick day rules; antidepressants in the elderly; potentially inappropriate medications and mobility assessment centres.
Useful links this week:
Polypharmacy Guidance, Realistic prescribing: https://www.therapeutics.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Polypharmacy-Guidance-2018.pdf
Drug burden in older people approaching the end of life: https://britishgeriatricssociety.wordpress.com/2018/05/29/drug-burden-in-older-people-approaching-end-of-life/#more-5388
Mobility Advice and Assessment Centres: http://www.olderdrivers.org.uk/driver-assessment/find-a-driver-assessment/england/north-east/