Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults using the 2012 Beers criteria.

@article{Davidoff2015PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults using the 2012 Beers criteria.},
  author={Amy J Davidoff and G. Edward Miller and Eric Sarpong and Eunice Y Yang and Nicole J Brandt and Donna Fick},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={486-500}
}
OBJECTIVES To use the most recently available population-based data to estimate potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) prevalence under the 2012 update of the Beers list of PIMs and to provide a benchmark from which to measure future changes. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using nationally representative data. SETTING 2006-2010 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling sample of U.S. older adults (N=18,475). MEASUREMENTS The updated Beers criteria… CONTINUE READING
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