Potentially inappropriate prescribing according to the STOPP/START criteria for older adults


Kara O., Arik G., KIZILARSLANOĞLU M. C. , KILIÇ M., DOĞAN VARAN H. , SÜMER F. , ...More

AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, vol.28, no.4, pp.761-768, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s40520-015-0475-4
  • Title of Journal : AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.761-768

Abstract

Background The aim of this study was to demonstrate the prevalence and possible predictors of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) and potentially prescription omissions (PPOs) according to the Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions (STOPP) and Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment (START) criteria in geriatric patients.