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GPs’ mindlines on deprescribing antihypertensives in older patients with multimorbidity: a qualitative study in English general practice

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Background Optimal management of hypertension in older patients with multimorbidity is a cornerstone of primary care practice. Despite emphasis on personalised approaches to treatment in older patients, there is little guidance on how to achieve medication reduction when GPs are concerned that possible risks outweigh potential benefits of treatment. Mindlines — tacit, internalised guidelines developed over time from multiple sources — may be of particular importance in suc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp21x714305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4461-8756
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
211182/Z/18/Z
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
NIHR200201
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Volume:
71
Issue:
708
Pages:
e498-e507
Publication date:
2021-05-18
Acceptance date:
2020-10-16
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pmid:
34001537
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1179343
Local pid:
pubs:1179343
Deposit date:
2021-06-11

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