Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Factors and Outcomes Associated with Inappropriate Prescribing of Phosphodiesterase-5-Inhibitors for Pulmonary Hypertension|
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||Health Services R&D
|| June 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Both within and outside the VA, inappropriate use of medications is common, affecting approximately 20-25% of Veterans aged 65 years or older. As such, VHA has shown great interest in the American Board of Internal Medicine's Choosing Wisely campaign, which asks medical societies to identify five commonly used tests or treatments in their specialty that provide little benefit to patients, may cause harm, and are costly. One of the Choosing Wisely reco...
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