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Health Literacy and Communication Open

For an Article Collection on

Deprescribing and Polypharmacy Communication

Manuscript deadline
31 October 2024

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Article collection guest advisor(s)

Kristie Weir, University of Sydney, Australia
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Deprescribing and Polypharmacy Communication

Deprescribing is the process of discontinuing a medication where the risks of harm outweigh the benefits. Communication and health literacy are essential in deprescribing as they facilitate informed decision-making and patient engagement.

Health Literacy and Communication Open is calling for submissions to our Article Collection on Deprescribing and Polypharmacy Communication. We are interested in attracting a wide range of submissions relating to polypharmacy and deprescribing communication to address the current gaps and challenges in research and implementation in clinical practice.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • Deprescribing or polypharmacy interventions
  • Decision-making regarding deprescribing or polypharmacy
  • Assessing communication and health literacy in deprescribing research
  • Patient and healthcare provider perspectives on communication and deprescribing
  • Technology, digital health, and deprescribing
  • Healthcare provider training in communication skills
  • Implementation research

Instructions for Authors

The following Article Types will be considered: Research Articles, Review Articles, Registered Reports, Rapid Communications, Comments and Discussions

When submitting your article, please select the Article Collection, ‘Deprescribing and Polypharmacy Communication’ from the drop-down menu on the submission system.

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All manuscripts submitted to this Article Collection will undergo desk assessment and peer-review as part of our standard editorial process. Guest Advisors for this collection will not be involved in peer-reviewing manuscripts unless they are an existing member of the Editorial Board. Please review the journal Aims and Scope and author submission instructions prior to submitting a manuscript.