Effectiveness of medication withdrawal in older fallers: results from the Improving Medication Prescribing to reduce Risk Of FALLs (IMPROveFALL) trial

19/10/2016

Source: Age and Ageing 

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Date of publication: 10 September 2016

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This paper investigates the effect of withdrawal of fall-risk-increasing-drugs (FRIDs) versus ‘care as usual’ on reducing falls in community-dwelling older fallers.

 Length of publication: 5 pages

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Falls prevention focused medication review by a pharmacist in an acute hospital: implications for future practice

18/09/2014

Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

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Date of publication: 10th August 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study to determine the number and types of falls risk medicines suitable for intervention, and to develop guidance to optimise the effectiveness of future medication related falls prevention initiatives.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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