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November 2, 2018 - Polypharmacy among older people is at an all-time high, prompting a necessary focus on withdrawing inappropriate medicines. However, evidence-based guidelines are needed to overcome barriers to deprescribing... Read more.
July 13, 2018 - A website created by a Nova Scotia pharmacist aims to help Canadians wean themselves off sleeping pills by teaching them how to treat insomnia without drugs. David Gardner talks about said the side effects associated with sleeping pills that are...
December 27, 2018 - Barbara Farrell discusses the recently developed antihyperglycemic deprescribing algorithm and guidelines, developed by the BRI Deprescribing Guidelines Research Team with Medscape
December 9, 2017 - Barbara Farrell discusses the ongoing issue of older people taking too many medications and ways to facilitate deprescribing with the Washington Post
September 14, 2016 - Cara Tannenbaum and Barb Farrell discuss CaDeN and ongoing research and initiatives that are helping curb risky prescription drug use among seniors in the Canadian Medical Association Journal