Journal Article
Commentary

Deprescribing: a simple method for reducing polypharmacy.

McGrath K; Hajjar ER; Kumar C; Hwang C; Salzman B.

Polypharmacy can contribute to health care–associated harm in primary care. Spotlighting deprescribing as a way to improve medication safety for older patients, this commentary outlines how clinicians can deprescribe safely, including performing a brown bag medication review and creating a follow-up plan with patients.