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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: De-Intensifying Unnecessary Medications in VA CLC Residents Nearing End of Life
Principal Investigator:

Carolyn Thorpe

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,694
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term goal of this research is to improve the quality of care provided to VA Community Living Center (CLC) residents with limited life expectancy (LLE) and/or advanced dementia (AD), through the safe and effective use of medication that is aligned with their goals of care. In the years leading up to the development of AD and other life-limiting conditions, most CLC residents have accumulated multiple chronic conditions requiring medication the...

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