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Deprescribing: Fashion Accessory or Fig Leaf?

School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
Pharmacy 2019, 7(2), 49; https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy7020049
Received: 30 March 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 17 May 2019 / Published: 23 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Deprescribing of Problematic Polypharmacy)
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Abstract

Deprescribing is the general practice fashion accessory that no prescriber can be seen without. However, it is in danger of becoming a “fig leaf” substitute for the entire medication review suite. View Full-Text
Keywords: deprescribing; medication review; drug review; drug administration; drug management; prescribing deprescribing; medication review; drug review; drug administration; drug management; prescribing
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