Gastroenterology

Legacy prescribing appears common in primary care



Legacy prescribing — prescribing drugs past their usual effective or recommended period — seemed prevalent in primary care, according to findings recently published in Annals of Family Medicine.
“Primary care serves a coordinating function for patients with multimorbidity and is also the setting for most long-term prescribing, making this an appropriate setting to study and address inappropriate medicine use and polypharmacy,” Dee Mangin, MBChB, DPH, FRNZCGP, professor and associate chair in the department of family medicine, McMaster University, and colleagues wrote.
“We

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