March 2, 2015

News release: Anticholinergic drugs linked to risk for pneumonia in elderly




More bad news on older people using medications with anticholinergic effects: Dr. Sascha Dublin found a link to a higher risk for developing pneumonia. Luckily, alternative treatments are available.

Read the news release, with a link to the study in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


Rod L. Walker, MS

Senior Collaborative Biostatistician
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute