Deprescriptions

Known as: Deprescription 
Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE… (More)
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The use of multiple drugs is often referred to as polypharmacy, although this term has not been precisely defined. Frequently… (More)
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2018
2018
OBJECTIVES Despite limited efficacy and significant safety concerns, antipsychotic medications are frequently used to treat… (More)
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Background: In an acute hospital setting, a multi-disciplinary approach to medication review can improve prescribing and medicine… (More)
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2018
2018
BACKGROUND Deprescribing is a recommended intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by polypharmacy in older… (More)
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2017
2017
Deprescription is the reduction or suspension of drugs that are not necessary or which are potentially harmful — a situation… (More)
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND Polypharmacy in hemodialysis patients can result in adverse patient outcomes. Deprescribing tools can reduce… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Deprescribing is a structured approach to drug discontinuation. An alternative suggested term is "prescription metabolism." The… (More)
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2016
2016
CONTEXT Palliative care for the older person is often limited, resulting in poor quality of dying. Pharmacological management can… (More)
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2016
2016
BACKGROUND Hospital admissions provide an opportunity to deprescribe ineffective medications and reduce pill burden. Docusate… (More)
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2007
2007
Elderly people are frequently prescribed unnecessary and/or dangerous medications. The resulting polymedication carries four… (More)
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