Journal Article

Older adults' awareness of deprescribing: a population-based survey.

Turner JP; Tannenbaum C.

Appropriate deprescribing in older adults can mitigate the dangers of polypharmacy. According to this Canadian telephone survey, most adults age 65 and older were aware of medication risks and 42% had initiated a conversation with their health care provider about deprescribing. A WebM&M commentary explored approaches to safe medication management for older adults.