Deprescribing

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

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:

  • Identify the risks of polypharmacy
  • Explain how to stop medications systematically
  • Interact with patients and families about stopping medications

[From the Winter 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias); NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]