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Addressing the Polypharmacy Challenge in Older People

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Living with Polypharmacy - part 1

The APOLLO-MM team have enjoyed a virtual outing to an international conference entitled Chronic Living: quality, vitality and health in the 21st Century in sunny (so we were told!) ‘Copenhagen’. We convened two panels of presentations on Living with Polypharmacy and were joined by scholars from around the world to discuss polypharmacy from an anthropological perspective, several of them bravely giving their presentations in the middle of the night from their different time zones.

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Organising polypharmacy: unpacking medicines, unpacking meanings

I recently presented some of our work from the APOLLO-MM project at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. I presented a Distinguished Paper in a plenary session, having won the Society of Academic Primary Care senior presenter’s prize at the SAPC annual conference in Exeter in the summer of 2019.

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