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Deprescribing could reduce the risk of harm from inappropriate medications. We characterized patients' acceptance of deprescribing recommendations from pharmacists, primary care providers (PCPs), and specialists relative to the original prescriber's professional background.
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Name: The American journal of managed care
Background Deprescribing is a patient-centered intervention with inherent uncertainties and requires shared decision making and patient involvement. Objective In the present study, we aimed to investi...
Little is known about the initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication around deprescribing. We report the findings from a content analysis of audio-recorded discussi...
Polypharmacy is increasing among older Australians, raising their risk of experiencing medication-related harm. As part of the prescribing continuum, deprescribing is a strategy proposed to reduce ina...
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Patient satisfaction with remote patient monitoring (RPM) of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) seems to be high, yet knowledge on long-term patient experiences is limited. The European RE...
We hypothesize that many cancer patients desire discussions of cost as part of their care, but that preferences for having cost discussions with their physicians vary. Further, we hypothes...
This is a cross sectional survey study to describe female patient preferences when choosing their OB/GYN and other providers.
Aim 1 of the study is to identify the elements of a deprescribing intervention that address contextual factors specific to dialysis. Aim 2 of the study, described in this record, is to de...
Older people residing in nursing homes (NH) are frequently polymedicated and often prescribed potentially inappropriate medications. Deprescribing has been proposed as a way to reduce the ...
This is a multi-centre prospective study in Singapore nursing homes, investigating the factors that affecting deprescribing, and if a team-care deprescribing standard practice gives superi...
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The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding. (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed) Includes understanding by a patient or research subject of information disclosed orally or in writing.
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Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
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