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GPs urged to be 'vigilant' as elderly 'harmed' by hospital prescribing


The other day a research nurse from the DGH phoned the practice during a consultation to express “surprise” that I had not prescribed a statin for a frail very elderly lady with multimorbities including dementia. Staff and family were left in no doubt about what she thought of my careful consideration based on years of knowing the patient and her family. Didn’t give her name though!

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05 Jun 2018

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