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Clinical impact of medication review and deprescribing in older inpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Carollo M, Crisafulli S, Vitturi G, et al. Clinical impact of medication review and deprescribing in older inpatients: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024;Epub Jun 1. doi:10.1111/jgs.19035.

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July 10, 2024
Carollo M, Crisafulli S, Vitturi G, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024;Epub Jun 1.
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Potentially inappropriate medications (PIM) and polypharmacy in older adults contribute to increased risk of hospitalization. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the impact of medication review and deprescribing interventions on hospitalized older adults' clinical outcomes including mortality and hospitalizations. Medication review and deprescribing resulted in a slight reduction of rehospitalizations with no impact on mortality.

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Carollo M, Crisafulli S, Vitturi G, et al. Clinical impact of medication review and deprescribing in older inpatients: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024;Epub Jun 1. doi:10.1111/jgs.19035.

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