The Bruyère Deprescribing Guidelines Research Team has developed an app to grant easy, on-demand access to its deprescribing algorithms — complementary to the resources on this website.
EMPOWER brochures help patients understand the rationale for deprescribing certain medications and explain why it is important to talk to a health care provider about deprescribing
Reducing medications safely to meet life’s changes
What medications were good then might not be the best choice now. Deprescribing is the planned process of reducing or stopping medications that may no longer be of benefit or may be causing harm. The goal is to reduce medication burden or harm while improving quality of life.
Be part of the change for a better quality of life
Learn about deprescribing and check out resources to help you discuss deprescribing with your health care provider.
Health Care Providers
Get comfortable deprescribing with tools and resources, case reports and testimonials, and relevant publications.
As the population ages, older Canadians are living with multiple chronic conditions. In 2016, 35% of community-dwelling seniors had chronic use of 5 or more different drug classes.
Inappropriate prescriptions are known to pose health risks for older adults, leading to unnecessary hospitalisations and undue cost.
“It is an art of no little importance to administer medicines properly; but it is an art of much greater and more difficult acquisition to know when to suspend or altogether omit them.”
Welcome to our next literature roundup. We apologize that things have been a bit slow around here, but they will be picking them up again starting…now. Do health professional students know about deprescribing? Here is a simple and very important question: do pharmacy...
Starting to stop: The birth of a deprescribing research portfolio at Hospital Pharmacy Funen, Denmark
By Carina Lundby, Wade Thompson and Anton Pottegård In the Research Unit at Hospital Pharmacy Funen, Odense University Hospital, Denmark, deprescribing constitutes our main research area. Although we are a small group of researchers, we have worked with deprescribing...
Hi everyone, welcome to our second guest blog post. Today we will have Drs. Emily Reeve and Danijela Gnjidic telling us about the annual meeting of the Australian Deprescribing Network. 2019 Australian Deprescribing Network (ADeN) Annual Meeting By: Dr. Emily Reeve...
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