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Table 1 Research question and objectives

From: Optimising a person-centred approach to stopping medicines in older people with multimorbidity and polypharmacy using the DExTruS framework: a realist review

Research question: How, for whom and in what contexts can safe and effective tailoring of clinical decisions related to medication use work to produce desired outcomes?
Research objectives:
 • To construct a programme theory that describes and explains key components of good practice that supports a person-centred approach to stopping medicines
 • To present recommendations to support policy