A new review article says it’s time to refine current adverse drug event adjudication methods to fit deprescribing studies.
Ross S, et al. Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults: Review of Adjudication Methods in Deprescribing Studies. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020; doi: 10.1111/jgs.16382 A
“Potentially” is the key word — the drugs on the list don’t always pose a problem, and no one should stop using any medicine without first checking with a doctor because that could do serious …
Medication overload is an epidemic among older Americans. Every day, 750 Americans age 65 and over are hospitalized for a side effect caused by one
New Clinical Investigation: Physician Perspectives on Deprescribing Cardiovascular Medications for Older Adults
Reasons for considering deprescribing cardiovascular medications, by specialty. Goyal P, Anderson TS, et al. Physician Perspectives on Deprescribing Cardiovascular Medications for Older Adults. J Am
The AGING Initiative, an NIH-funded initiative designed to bridge the Health Care Services Research Network and the network of Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence