TITLE

Prioritizing and stopping prescription medicines

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, G. Caleb; Sayla, Maliha A.; Holmes, Holly M.; Sachs, Greg A.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1083
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on prioritization and discontinuation of medications. Pressing reasons remain for doctors and patients to rigorously reconsider which medications are really needed and which medications could be stopped. These reasons are discussed in this article. In addition, it explores several barriers that can retard efforts to stop medicines. Some recommendations for improving prioritization and discontinuation are also given.
ACCESSION #
20879440

 

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