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Welcome to the first and best (well, the only) deprescribing blog on the internet, hosted by pharmacists and postdoctoral researchers, Carina Lundby and Wade Thompson. We hope to be your new best deprescribing friends and supply you with deprescribing content and analysis on a monthly basis. Please reach out to us if you have any questions or comments, or would like to contribute (,

Guest Blog Post #4: Meaningful Measurement Matters!

Hi everyone, welcome to our fourth guest blog post. Today we will have Dr. Ashley Martinez (PharmD, PhD) from the University of Kentucky summarizing her recent PhD dissertation – and discussing medication appropriateness measurement tools to meaningfully identify...

Guest blog #1- MedSafer: Working Towards Safer Prescribing

Welcome to the 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...

Interview #1: Hearing more about the US Deprescribing Network

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),...

Literature roundup #1

Welcome to the 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...

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