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.

Evaluation of a Deprescribing Guideline Mobile Application

The four evidence-based deprescribing guidelines and algorithms produced through the leadership of the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network, and the guideline developed through an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Fellowship have been built...

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A Multi-Method Approach to Exploring Prescribing Cascades

Prescribing cascades occur a drug is used to treat the side effect of another drug. How and why prescribing cascades start and continue, their impact on patients, and how they can be prevented or reversed are all unknown. This research project will help identify...

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