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Evaluation of potentially inappropriate medications in a Taiwanese elderly population using Beers, STOPP and PIM-TAIWAN criteria

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: WU, Chih-Yuan (Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chen, Li-Chun (Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei City, China Taiwan)
    Hsieh, Ming-Jen (Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei City, China Taiwan)
    Lee, Horng-Chin (Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei City, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:


    Background

    Inappropriate medication use is a major healthcare issue for the elderly population. However, current available screening tools for potentially inappropriate medications (PIM) such as Beers criteria and STOPP (screening tool of older persons[simplequote] potentially inappropriate prescriptions) have some limitations when applying to the
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Last update 4 October 2019

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