The Ethics of Deprescribing: Navigating the Benefits, Harms, and Everything in Between
• Introduce the concepts of problematic polypharmacy and prescribing cascades.
• Describe the benefits and harms of deprescribing in the context of patient-centred care.
• Reflect on existing ethical principles behind the process of deprescribing.
• Offer an ethical framework and stepwise approach to help guide deprescribing decisions and discussions.