Medication Management

Medication Management

  • Medication Reconciliation Upon Admission
    • Evaluating for Polypharmacy – Beer’s Criteria
  • Avoid Prescribing Defaults:
    • NSAID can lead to gastritis, which can lead to prescription of PPI
    • Diuretic can lead to urinary incontinence, which can lead to prescription of oxybutynin
    • HCTZ can lead to hyperuricemia which can lead to prescription of allopurinol
  • Discharge Tips for med adherence: provide pillboxes & arrange blister packs for meds