Deprescribing

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Define deprescribing
  • Recognize the challenges in stopping medications
  • Participate in team-based approaches to reducing unnecessary medication use.

 

[From the Winter 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]