A little bit of this, a little bit of that, a pinch of health, a bushel of death

One of the most common causes of poisoning among seniors is accidental medication overdose. Drug overdose often happens as a result of the use of multiple drugs with counter indications simultaneously. The instructional and training requirements, psychological issues and caring techniques for aiding seniors in medication usage will be discussed through a case study approach. Care actions performed in pre-hospital settings for dramatic patient impact will be presented.