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Pharmacy staff profile

Nagham Ailabouni

PositionPhD Candidate
Research summaryDe-prescribing discontinuation of unnecessary medicines in frail older people in New Zealand

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Supervisors: Dr June Tordoff, Associate Professor Derelie Magin (General Practice), Dr Prasad Nishtala


Ailabouni, N., Mangin, D., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Can deprescribing give what polypharmacy has taken away? Feasibility trial in residential aged care. Innovation in Aging, 1(Suppl. 1), 588-589. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igx004.2065

Ailabouni, N., Tordoff, J., Mangin, D., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Do residents need all their medications? A cross-sectional survey of RNs' views on deprescribing and the role of clinical pharmacists. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43(10), 13-20. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20170914-05

Ailabouni, N., Mangin, D., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Deprescribing anticholinergic and sedative medicines: Protocol for a feasibility trial (DEFEAT-polypharmacy) in residential aged care facilities. BMJ Open, 7(4), e013800. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013800

Ailabouni, N., Mangin, D., Tordoff, J. M., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Do my patients need all their medicines? Registered nurses' views on deprescribing. Innovation in Aging, 1(Suppl. 1), 571. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igx004.2009

Ailabouni, N. J., Nishtala, P. S., Mangin, D., & Tordoff, J. M. (2016). Challenges and enablers of deprescribing: A general practitioner perspective. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0151066. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151066