Deprescribing Unnecessary Medications: A Four-Part Process

This article in Family Practice Management begins with a patient case followed by a discussion on polypharmacy and a four-part deprescribing process. The patient case is then revisited applying deprescribing in four steps: (1) review all current medications, (2) identify inappropriate, unnecessary or harmful medications, (3) plan deprescribing with the patient, and (4) regularly re-review medications.

 Link to: Fam Pract Manag (6/2018)
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