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Doctor and pharmacist reduce drug use among nursing home residents

11 October 2017

Unnecessary drug use - a known phenomenon in nursing homes - is difficult to reverse. In order to assist the specialists in nursing homes, researchers from the University of Groningen and the University Medical Center Groningen have developed a promising method. The research was published on October 10th in the leading magazine Annals of Internal Medicine.

  • Principle Investigator Prof Katja Taxis: http://www.rug.nl/staff/k.taxis/
  • Discontinuing inappropriate medication use in nursing home residents – A cluster randomized controlled trial verscheent 10 oktober 2017 in Annals of internal medicine.
  • Abstract: http://annals.org/aim/article/doi/10.7326/M16-2729
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