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Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing inappropriate medicines in long-term care facilities

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: BOLTON, Emma (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Emma Bolton
    Claire Easthall
    Karen Spilsbury
    David Alldred:
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Millions of older people globally live in long-term care and inappropriate polypharmacy is prevalent in this context which can lead to adverse drug events, hospital admissions and poorer quality of life.1,2  Reducing inappropriate prescribing is an international priority and deprescribing (the cessation of inappropriate medicines) is a

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Last update 13 May 2019

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