Samantha Sheridan
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 7, Iss. 7, 03 Jul 2015, pp 350 - 357

The purpose of this review is to critically analyse how a single pathology can influence a patient's susceptibility to either beneficial or adverse effects of a self-imposed medication regime. The benefits and risks of polypharmacy, from self-medicating and substance misuse will also be considered. The review will also focus on the challenges posed by patients suffering with concurrent illness, identifying problems encountered and proposing tailored solutions while evaluating current evidence.

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