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Last Modified: Dec 2014
CADTH Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Systematic Reviews, etc.
Clinical Practice Guidelines Ontario Medical Association etc. Practice Guideline Center
 Clinical Practice Guidelines  American Medical Association Practice Guideline Center
Choosing Wisely Canada       

 Helping physicians &patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests, treatments & procedures. http://www.choosingwiselycanada.org/

 
 MedScape  (Free membership) Includes medical news (daily), medline access, online journals...
 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  Excellent source for referenced info on herbal products.
   
 Methadone Web page  Information about Saskatchewan methadone program.
 National Institute of Health (NIH)  
 
 Reuters Medical News  Daily news bulletins about recent developments in the literature, industry, and lay press.
 The Heart  An online exploration
 
Yahoo Medicine Resources  List of medical resources on the internet sorted by subspecialty.
 

 

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Geri-RxFiles 2nd Ed. - Assessing Medications in Older Adults
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ð 200+ ages outlining specific drug therapy considerations for drug prescribing in older adults & long-term care

ð includes list of problematic medications from the STOPP -2014 & Beers - 2015 Criteria, with discussion of specific concerns and alternatives

ð explores the issues of poly-pharmacy, prescribing cascades & when and how to “deprescribe” in older adults, including tapering recommendations

ð new sections include: Constipation, COPD, Depression, Drug Interactions, Falls Prevention, Nutrition/Supplements and Medication Administration Challenges  - Crush List.  

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