De-Intensifying Unnecessary Medications in VA CLC Residents Nearing End of Life
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Health Services R&D
May 2016 -
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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...