The rising tide of polypharmacy and drug-drug interactions: population database analysis 1995?2010
BMC Medicine 2015, 13:74 (7 April 2015)
The occurrence of polypharmacy and adverse drug-drug interactions increased substantially between 1995 and 2010, highlighting the growing complexity of drug regimens and the need for prescribing optimization in those with multiple chronic conditions.
Outcomes of polytrauma patients with diabetes mellitus
BMC Medicine 2014, 12:111 (16 July 2014)
Patients with diabetes have worse outcomes after suffering polytrauma compared with patients without past medical co-morbidities, indicating that early identification and targeted monitoring of diabetic patients may result in improved outcomes.