This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
This review will aim to determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy (assessed by evidence-based measures) in older people and reduce the risk of medication-related problems. The specific objectives are as follows:
To determine what interventions that alone, or in combination, are effective in improving the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people; and
to determine whether these interventions are effective in reducing medication-related problems in older people.