VUMC’s ‘Shed-MEDS’ protocol can reduce risk of drug interactions in older people

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s ‘Shed-MEDS’ protocol may reduce risk drug-drug interactions in older peole.

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‘Shed-Meds’ to explore helping elderly reduce number of medications

Vanderbilt University Medical (VUMC) researchers have received a $2.9 million federal grant to test the effectiveness of a new intervention that aims to help older patients reduce the number of medications they may be taking on a regular basis.