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Key Priorities to Implement Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia: Results from the Deprescribing in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia Knowledge Exchange Event (June 20, 2019)
Inappropriate medication use and polypharmacy are associated with increased adverse drug reactions, hospitalizations and mortality. Deprescribing has been found to decrease the use of medications and medication costs and ...
Formation of a Collaborative Interprofessional Primary Healthcare Deprescribing Research Team in Nova Scotia
Study objective: To describe the development of a collaborative interprofessional primary health care deprescribing research team in Nova Scotia. Methods: Initiated by two College of Pharmacy faculty members, a core ...
Deprescribing Interventions in Primary Health Care Mapped to the Behaviour Change Wheel: A Scoping Review
Background: Polypharmacy and inappropriate medication use are an increasing concern. Deprescribing may improve medication use through planned and supervised dose reduction or stopping of medications. As most medication ...