What factors are important for deprescribing in Australian long-term care facilities? Perspectives of residents and health professionals

Justin Paul Turner, Melinda Stanners, Susan Edwards, Sepehr Shakib & J. Simon Bell
Objectives Polypharmacy and multimorbidity are common in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). Reducing polypharmacy may reduce adverse events and maintain quality of life. Deprescribing refers to reducing medications after consideration of therapeutic goals, benefits and risks, and medical ethics. The objective was to use nominal group technique (NGT) to generate then rank factors that general medical practitioners (GPs), nurses, pharmacists and residents or their representatives perceive are most important when deciding whether or not to deprescribe...
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