The efficacy of deprescribing interventions on health outcomes in people aged over 65 years: a systematic review protocol

Amy Theresa Page, Hanan Khalil, Christopher Etherton-Beer, Rhonda Clifford, Kathleen Potter

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Abstract

The objective of this review is to identify the effectiveness of deprescribing interventions on health-related outcomes.

More specifically, the objectives are to identify:

The effectiveness of deprescribing interventions on health, quality of life and mortality in older people, defined as those aged 65 years and above.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-134
Number of pages11
JournalThe JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume12
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • deprescribing
  • drug discontinuation
  • drug withdrawal
  • drug tapering
  • aged
  • elderly

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