ASCP Article Citations

Aging Polypharmacy

  1. Mishori, R. (17, January 28). This physician wants her patients to use fewer medications. The Washington Post. Retrieved from
  2. Gorman, A. (16, August 15). 'America's other drug problem': Giving the Elderly Too many Prescriptions. The Washington Post. Retrieved from

What Pharmacists Provide

  1. Ameer, H., & Jain, S. (2019, January 31). How Pharmacists Can Help Ensure That Patients Take Their Medicines. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from
  2. Martin, P., Tamblyn, R., Benedetti, A., Ahmed, S., & Tannenbaum, C. (2018). Effect of a Pharmacist-Led Educational Intervention on Inappropriate Medication Prescriptions in Older Adults The D-PRESCRIBE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 320(18), 1889-1898. Doi:10.0001.
  3. Carroll, A. E. (2019, January 28). The Unsung Role of the Pharmacist in Patient Health. The New York Times. Retrieved from
  4. I am a Pharmacist
  5. Older Americans are Awash in Antibiotics


  1. Pottie, K., Thompson, W., Davies, S.,et al. (2018). Deprescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists. Canadian Family Physician, 64, 339-351.
  2. Haddad, Y. K., Karani, M. V., Bergen, G., & Marcum, Z. A. (2018). Willingness to Change Medications Linked to Increased Fall Risk: A Comparison between Age Groups. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. doi:10.1111/jgs.15696.
  3. Drenth-van Maanen, C. A., Leenderste, A. J., Jansen, P. A., Knol, W, et al. (2018). The Systematic Tool to Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing (STRIP): Combining implicit and explicit prescribing tools to improve appropriate prescribing. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24, 317-322. doi:10.1111/jep.12787.
  4. Wouters, H., Scheper, J., Koning, H., Brouwer, C., et al. (2017). Discontinuing Inappropriate Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents. Annals of Internal Medicine, 167(9), 609-619. doi:10.7326/M16-2729.


  1. O'Connor, J. (2019, February 19). A PDPM tool that's flying under the radar. Retrieved
  2. Quealy, K., & Sanger-Katz, M. (2019, February 7). The Prescription Drugs that Rich People Buy. The New York Times. Retrieved from
  3. Reducing Opioid Deaths
  4. Full-time nursing home doctors less likely to add meds, research finds
  5. The Value of a Pharmacist to a Primary Care Team
  6. Drug Pricing
  7. Pharmacist-Led Clinics Reduce Readmissions

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