US House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health. 117th Cong. 1st Sess (2021).
Deprescribing is an intervention used to reduce the risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) that can result from polypharmacy. It is the process of supervised medication discontinuation or dose reduction to reduce potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use.
National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health. Manchester, UK: University of Manchester; May 31, 2021
This piece discusses the critical role community pharmacists play in ensuring medication safety.
Georgia Galanou Luchen, Pharm. D., is the Director of Member Relations at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). In this role, she leads initiatives related to community pharmacy practitioners and their impact throughout the care continuum. We spoke with her about different types of community pharmacists and the role they play in ensuring patient safety.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. September 9, 2021;26(18);1-5.