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Studies to reduce unnecessary medication use in frail older adults: A systematic review



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2013
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Not reported in detail - Description states:Not reported (36)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Not reported in detail - Description states:Not reported (36)
  • 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
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Case management
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Staff - Training
    With what supports is care provided
    Other ICT that support individuals who provide care
    Safety monitoring and improvement systems
    Implementation strategies
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Educational material
    Educational meeting
    Educational outreach visit
    Peer review
    Audit and feedback
    Patient-mediated intervention
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Specialist
    Pharmacist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Tjia J, Velten SJ, Parsons C, Valluri S, Briesacher BA. Studies to reduce unnecessary medication use in frail older adults: A systematic review. Drugs & Aging. 2013;30(5):285-307.
  • DOI
    10.1007/s40266-013-0064-1

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