Research

Researchers across Canada and internationally are working on projects that promote and evaluate deprescribing medications. We’ve included descriptions of work that we are involved in; Tweet at us with links to descriptions of your own research!

Deprescribing guidelines – Tools for implementation

Deprescribing can be challenging. The “Deprescribing Guidelines for the Elderly” project developed guidelines and decision-support tools in the form of algorithms. Our knowledge translation tools will include whiteboard videos to help clinicians use these algorithms...

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Creating evidence-based deprescribing guidelines

Developing an Evidence-based Deprescribing Guideline: Instruction Manual     The purpose of this manual is to provide step-by-step instructions for developing a medication class specific evidence-based deprescribing guideline. This manual is for...

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The role of pharmacists in improving geriatric prescribing

There is enormous potential for pharmacists to improve drug safety in seniors. Barriers that need to be overcome include raising awareness of which medications are inappropriate, improving communication between doctors and pharmacists, and equipping pharmacists with...

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