The Bruyère Deprescribing Guidelines Research Team has developed an app to grant easy, on-demand access to its deprescribing algorithms — complementary to the resources on this website.
EMPOWER brochures help patients understand the rationale for deprescribing certain medications and explain why it is important to talk to a health care provider about deprescribing
Reducing medications safely to meet life’s changes
What medications were good then might not be the best choice now. Deprescribing is the planned process of reducing or stopping medications that may no longer be of benefit or may be causing harm. The goal is to reduce medication burden or harm while improving quality of life.
Be part of the change for a better quality of life
Learn about deprescribing and check out resources to help you discuss deprescribing with your health care provider.
Health Care Providers
Get comfortable deprescribing with tools and resources, case reports and testimonials, and relevant publications.
As the population ages, older Canadians are living with multiple chronic conditions. In 2016, 35% of community-dwelling seniors had chronic use of 5 or more different drug classes.
Inappropriate prescriptions are known to pose health risks for older adults, leading to unnecessary hospitalisations and undue cost.
“It is an art of no little importance to administer medicines properly; but it is an art of much greater and more difficult acquisition to know when to suspend or altogether omit them.”
Welcome to the deprescribing.org blog’s first guest blog post. Today we have Dr. Emily McDonald from McGill University telling us about her team’s exciting new tool, MedSafer. Enjoy! MedSafer: Working Towards Safer Prescribing By Emily G. McDonald If you’re reading...
Another week, another blog post! Back in November, The US Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) was launched. This network joins the growing list of existing networks, including the Canadian Deprescribing Network (CaDeN), the Australian Deprescribing Network (ADeN),...
Welcome to the deprescribing.org blog’s first literature roundup. For these pieces, we’ll be taking a closer look at recently published studies on deprescribing. Here we go! STOPPFrail (we love it when tools are tested in clinical practice) Many of us likely saw the...