Apr 04, 2014
These days many people take more medicines than their parents or grandparents did. Modern medicines can cure many ailments and extend life. But when a patient takes more than one drug at the same time, they can interact in unintentional and sometimes harmful ways. For more than a decade in the United States, health authorities have been combating the problem. Interview with Dr. Sian Spurney, hospitalist, Sibley Memorial Hospital.