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PIL on Tuesday 10th April

When:Tu 10-04-2018 12:00 - 13:00
The eight PIL of year 2017/2018 will be held on Tuesday, April 10th at 12 midday in 3212-0217 with a lunch afterwards in the hall of building 3219.
This PILwill be given by Katja Taxis of the Pharmacotherapy, -epidemiology and -economics group.
The title of her presentation is:

The rising tide of polypharmacy –  how to improve medication use in older people Abstract:Demographic changes lead to a growing number of older people with multiple comorbidities and polypharmacy globally. Numerous studies have shown inappropriate medication use in older polypharmacy patients causing harm. Katja presents her line of translational research, developing and evaluating complex health care interventions to improve medication use in clinical practice, focusing on older people. Examples of interventions include multidisciplinary medication reviews in primary care or nursing homes and innovative electronic screening tools to identify vulnerable patients.
The dates and locations of the PILin 2018 are as follows:
Tuesday, 10 april: 3212-0217 - Katja Taxis
Tuesday, 8 mei: 3214-0081 - Shabnam Shaabani
Tuesday, 12 juni (Pharmacy Day):
You are all more than welcome to attend the PIL. The PIL committee hopes that you will come in great numbers.
Best regards, also on behalf of the PIL committee