Deprescribing Research

Researchers across Canada and internationally are working on projects that promote and evaluate deprescribing medications. Below are descriptions of work that Barb and Cara are involved in. Consider joining the International Deprescribing Research Interest Group to collaborate and share your work with other researchers, add your project to a deprescribing research repository, or tweet at us with links to descriptions of your own research.

Deprescribing guidelines – Tools for implementation

Deprescribing can be challenging. The Bruyère and Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network’s “Deprescribing Guidelines for the Elderly” project developed guidelines and decision-support tools in the form of algorithms. New knowledge translation tools supported by this grant...

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Creating evidence-based deprescribing guidelines

Prescribers have said that it’s difficult to stop medications when prescribing guidelines only talk about starting them. The “Deprescribing Guidelines for the Elderly” project developed evidence-based deprescribing guidelines to support clinicians in safely reducing...

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