A module on the research implications of aging, multimorbidity, polypharmacy, and inter-current health events.
At the end of the training, those participating should be able to:
1) To understand that polypharmacy, concomitant medications, and multimorbidity increase the risk for inter-current health events, especially with advancing age.
2) To understand that polypharmacy, concomitant medications, and multimorbidity are common reasons for the implicit exclusion of older adults from clinical trials.
Scientific concepts and research design