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
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    The impact of deprescribing in older people was reviewed based on the evidence of randomized controlled trials, through research and analysis of articles obtained from PubMed from March/2007 to March/2017, using the terms “deprescribing”, “polypharmacy” and “inappropriate prescribing”.

    Results

    Fifteen published studies (n=4800 subjects)

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