Category Archives: Conversations in Complexity

Polypharmacy – Part 1

Ross Upshur is examining the issues related to medications use, polypharmacy and deprescribing in patients with multiple chronic conditions in this and the next podcast. He examines some of the issues that arise in clinical practice and tries to explain the phenomenon. In the second podcast he looks at some proposed solutions to the problem.

An Introduction to Complexity

Ross Upshur discusses how the care of patients with multiple concurrent chronic conditions and social determinants pose substantial challenges for both primary care providers and health systems and how his research lead to the creation and implementation of an inter-professional model of care to address the issue.