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Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    10/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (7); Germany (6); Australia (3); Belgium (3); Spain (3); Sweden (3); Canada (2); Ireland (2); Finland (1); Israel (1); Italy (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (7); Germany (6); Australia (3); Belgium (3); Spain (3); Sweden (3); Canada (2); Ireland (2); Finland (1); Israel (1); Italy (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff - Training
    Implementation strategies
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Reminders and prompts
    Tailored intervention
    Multi-faceted intervention
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Specialist
    Pharmacist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Rankin A, Cadogan CA, Patterson SM, Kerse N, Cardwell CR, Bradley MC, et al. Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018;(9):Art. No.: CD008165. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008165.pub4.
  • DOI
    10.1002/14651858.CD008165.pub4

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