Preventing Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults
Todd Semla, MS, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, AGS
The term adverse drug events (ADEs) encompasses both medication errors and adverse drug reactions (ADRs), either of http://www.healthinaging.org/medications-older-adults/.
Todd Semla, MS, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, AGS is a clinical pharmacist with 35 years’ experience in geriatric pharmacotherapy. He is a National PBM Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and an Associate Professor, Clinical in the Departments of Medicine, Geriatrics Division, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Semla’s opinions are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Government or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.