Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction for General Practice patients with dementia: the Australian TAPERdem study. [ 2018 - 2021 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Christopher Etherton-Beer (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Julie Redfern A/Pr Vasi Naganathan Dr Gillian Caughey Prof Derelie Mangin
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Brief description Dementia frequently coexists with other chronic conditions, posing a challenge to optimise medication use. Suboptimal pharmacological management of comorbidities exacerbates the rate of functional decline of PWD. The present study will determine to what extent improved medication management produces better health and functional outcomes for PWD.

Funding Amount $AUD 595,056.16

Funding Scheme Targeted Calls

Notes Implementation of Dementia Research into Clinical Practice and Care

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