Development of a List of Potentially Inappropriate Drugs for the Korean Elderly Using the Delphi Method

@inproceedings{Kim2010DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a List of Potentially Inappropriate Drugs for the Korean Elderly Using the Delphi Method},
  author={Dong Sook Kim and Soon Im Heo and Suk Hyang Lee},
  booktitle={Healthcare informatics research},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to develop a list of potentially inappropriate drugs for the elderly in Korea using the Delphi technique. METHODS A Delphi evaluation with a two-round survey was used to reach a consensus on the criteria for inappropriate medications for the elderly in an outpatient setting. The expert panel consisted of 7 family medicine specialists, 3 psychiatrists, 1 neurologist and 3 clinical pharmacists. The level of inappropriateness was determined by considering clinical… CONTINUE READING