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deprescribing


Keep an eye on patients being discharged from hospital, as they may have been prescribed a potentially inappropriate medicine, writes Ben Basger Would you know if an older patient of …

A pharmacist has been awarded a $1.5 million Federal Government grant to investigate how to safely reduce inappropriate medications prescribed to older Australians Dr Emily Reeve, a researcher and Lecturer …

When it comes to pharmacist prescribing, the focus is too heavy on initiation and not enough on deprescribing, argue two pharmacy researchers  The ongoing discussion about pharmacist prescribing rights in …

A recent case of probable serotonin toxicity provides a good example of the importance of deprescribing, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Deprescribing covers many areas: removing medication that is no longer needed; …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics to prevent infantile colic A Cochrane review has concluded that there is no clear evidence that probiotics are more effective …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Future perspectives of anticholinergics for the treatment of asthma in adults and children This review discusses the potential future …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The deprescribing rainbow The deprescribing rainbow highlights the clinical, psychological, social, financial and physical determinants that should be considered when deciding …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

Pharmacist-led interventions could potentially reduce scripts for inappropriate medication in older adults, new research shows An original investigation by Canadian pharmacy and medicine researchers set out to examine whether a …

Karalyn Huxhagen outlines a plethora of resources and thought-provoking materials to help pharmacists interested in deprescribing Whether you are standing in a community pharmacy, performing a HMR, working in a …

Medication use – especially unnecessary or inappropriate medications – increases in newly diagnosed dementia patients, new research has found The international longitudinal study, led by University of Sydney in collaboration …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news A narrative review of the safety concerns of deprescribing in older adults and strategies to mitigate potential harms This …