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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. //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)  
 
 The Wellhealth.ca  https://thewellhealth.ca/   Canadian - practical tools for primary care practice.
   
 

 
 

 

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GeriRxFiles 3rd Edition - Assessing Medications in Older Adults
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Geri-RxFiles is the result of an initiative focused on drug therapy for older adults and long-term care in SK. We hope this resource helps you to navigate the complexities and pitfalls of drug therapy in this age group. 
ð 250 pages outlining specific drug therapy considerations for drug prescribing AND deprescribing in older adults & long-term care

ð includes list of problematic medications from the STOPP -2014 & Beers - 2019 Criteria, with discussion of specific concerns and alternatives

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

ð new sections include: How to pick an inhaler, dermatitis, dry eye disease, vaccines.  Also, several sections significantly reworked, expanded and updated.