Prescribing, Appropriate prescription: Reference lists of medications potentially useful
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2003 Dec 8-22;163(22):2716-24 Consensus Conference
IN elder patients, geriatric pharmacology, inappropriate prescription The Use of
the Beers list: medications that should generally be avoided in persons > 65 years
As Prevention, Primary
Is useful Than
no comparison done
To this list is expected to be useful to reduce drug-related adverse events in older patients (that has not been proven)
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Feb;46(2):72-83 Consensus Conference
IN elder patients, geriatric pharmacology, inappropriate prescription The Use of
the STOPP/START lists: medications that should be avoided (STOPP) or should be considered (START) in older patients
As Prevention, Primary
Is useful Than
no comparison done
To those lists are expected to be useful to reduce drug-related adverse events and improve quality of treatment in older patients (that has not been proven)