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Table 1 Tip Sheet topics for OPTIMIZE clinician intervention

From: The OPTIMIZE patient- and family-centered, primary care-based deprescribing intervention for older adults with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and multiple chronic conditions: study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial

1 Clinician guidance for deprescribing – an overview
2 Introduce deprescribing to patients
3 Deprescribing to improve troubling symptoms
4 Prescribing is a discussion opportunity
5 Recognize prescribing cascades
6 Reduce burden through deprescribing
7 Consider treatment deintensification
8 Discontinue risky medications to avoid adverse outcomes
9 Deprescribing as patients approach the end of life
10 Discuss deprescribing with family and friends
11 Don't forget about over the counter products
12 Summary document: deprescribing poster listing Tip Sheet topics