Inappropriate medication use in the elderly.


STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Persons' Prescriptions) and START (Screening Tool to Alert doctors to Right Treatment) are relatively new, validated tools that increasingly are used together to identify prescribing errors in elderly patients. This article reviews two studies that have directly compared STOPP with the Beers criteria, which is the current… (More)
DOI: 10.4140/TCP.n.2012.583