Prescribing & Deprescribing

Podcast Episodes

#74 Deprescribing guidelines with Dr Peter Tenni, pharmacist

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Show Notes

#69 UnDo it with Dr Dean Ornish

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Show Notes

Online Resources

Comprehensive deprescribing resources, from Primary Health Tasmania (Aus)

Needed number to treat – quick summaries of evidence-based medicine: thennt.com

Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI)

eTG Complete, by Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd

Includes the latest version of all Therapeutic Guidelines topics, integrated in a searchable digital product designed for use on desktop and mobile devices. Apps also available via website at cost.

NPS medicinewise – resources for professionals and the public around pharmaceutical treatments

Drivetime Radio Pharmacy Series – A free audio series dedicated to Australian pharmacists, presenting the latest clinical information to keep pharmacists up-to-date **Industry sponsored: Beware**

Books

Apps

MedSearch (for patients): App Store | Google Play | Website

MedSearch™ is designed to help you find, view and save Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) and Product Information (PI) documents for registered prescription medicines included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.

NPS MedicineWise (for patients): App Store | Google Play | Website

Excellent app created by NPS MedicineWise on storing medications, useful reminders, calendar alerts for prescriptions.

eASY – electronic Antimicrobial Stewardship sYstem: App Store | Google Play | Website

Free. Decision support system to assist in selecting the most appropriate antimicrobial compound for your patient; also a stewardship to manage antibiotic use in hospital settings.

iMIMS Australia & MIMS for Android: App Store | Google Play

Subscription required. A dedicated app that contains the more comprehensive list of Australian approved medicines.

Epocrates (USA): App Store | Google Play | Website

Paid app. Drugs, dosing, interactions, guidelines, medical calculators & more.

Online Courses

Other Podcasts

Australian Prescriber Podcast: Apple Podcasts

Provides a regular dive into some of the many great articles that Australian Prescriber publishes every two months. In each episode, our host will chat with one of the authors from a recent issue of Australian prescriber.

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