Impact of deprescribing rounds on discharge prescriptions: an interventional trial

@article{Edey2018ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of deprescribing rounds on discharge prescriptions: an interventional trial},
  author={Rachel Edey and N T Edwards and Jonah Von Sychowski and Ajay Bains and Jim Spence and Dan Martinusen},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={159-166}
}
Background Successful deprescribing practices are required to address issues associated with polypharmacy but are hindered by minimal interprofessional collaboration, time constraints, concern for negative outcomes, and absence of a systematic and evidence-based approach. Objective Determine the impact of pharmacist-led deprescribing rounds within a clinical teaching unit (CTU) the number of home medications discontinued upon hospital discharge. Setting Canadian tertiary care hospital. Methods… Expand
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