First do no harm: a real need to deprescribe in older patients

Lisa Kouladjian, Timothy F Chen and Sarah N Hilmer
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01486
Published online: 2 March 2015

We enthusiastically welcome Scott and colleagues' article highlighting the real need to deprescribe in older patients;1 however, we would like to emphasise the role of validated tools and medication management reviews in deprescribing.

  • Lisa Kouladjian1,0,2
  • Timothy F Chen1
  • Sarah N Hilmer1,0,2

  • 1 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney, NSW.

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