Deprescribing in older people
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORGADO, Manuel (University of Beira Interior, Health Science Faculty, Covilhã, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Manuel Morgado: Health Science Faculty, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal;Pharmaceutical Services, Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira, Covilhã, Portugal
Adriana Amorim: Health Science Faculty, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Ema Paulino: Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society, Lisbon, Portugal
Sandra Morgado: Pharmaceutical Services, Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira, Covilhã, Portugal
An important determinant of drug-related problems in the elderly is an increased physiological vulnerability to medication adverse effects and an impaired ability to recover from drug-induced insults. The process of deprescribing is aimed at reducing medications for which real or potential harm outweighs benefit.
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