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Evidence to address overprescribing

A quick round up of our reviews with evidence relevant to the report recently published by the UK Department of Health and Social Care following a national overprescribing review.

Access these and all our review on the Cochrane Library.

Medication review in hospitalised patients to reduce morbidity and mortality.
Christensen M, Lundh A.

Impact of medication reconciliation for improving transitions of care.
Redmond P, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T.

Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes.
Alldred DP, Kennedy MC, Hughes C, Chen TF, Miller P.

Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people.
Rankin A, Cadogan CA, Patterson SM, Kerse N, Cardwell CR, Bradley MC, Ryan C, Hughes C.

22 September 2021