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Defining inappropriate practices in prescribing for elderly people: a national consensus panel.

@article{Mcleod1997DefiningIP,
  title={Defining inappropriate practices in prescribing for elderly people: a national consensus panel.},
  author={Peter J Mcleod and Allen R. Huang and Robyn Tamblyn and David Gayton},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1997},
  volume={156 3},
  pages={
          385-91
        }
}
  • P. Mcleod, A. Huang, D. Gayton
  • Published 1 February 1997
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
OBJECTIVE To develop a consensus-based list of inappropriate practices in prescribing for elderly people. DESIGN Mail survey of a 32-member national panel. SETTING Academic medical centres across Canada. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-two specialists selected arbitrarily, including 7 clinical pharmacologists, 9 geriatricians, 8 family practitioners and 8 pharmacists. OUTCOME MEASURES Consensus that the practice would introduce a substantial and significant increase in the risk of serious adverse… 

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