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The feasibility and the effect of deprescribing in older adults on mortality and health: A systematic review



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2015
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    11/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (36); UK (England) (14); Canada (9); Netherlands (7); Sweden (7); Australia (6); Israel (5); Belgium (4); Finland (4); Norway (4); Ireland (3); New Zealand (3); Not reported (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Spain (2); Taiwan (2); Brazil (1); Denmark (1); Europe (1); France (1); Italy (1); Japan (1); South Africa (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (36); UK (England) (14); Canada (9); Netherlands (7); Sweden (7); Australia (6); Israel (5); Belgium (4); Finland (4); Norway (4); Ireland (3); New Zealand (3); Not reported (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Spain (2); Taiwan (2); Brazil (1); Denmark (1); Europe (1); France (1); Italy (1); Japan (1); South Africa (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Staff - Training
    Implementation strategies
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Educational material
    Educational meeting
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Providers
    Physician
    Nurse
    Pharmacist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Page AT, Clifford RM, Potter K, Schwartz D, Etherton-Beer CD. The feasibility and the effect of deprescribing in older adults on mortality and health: A systematic review. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2016.
  • DOI
    10.1111/bcp.12975

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