STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions)

dianagosalvez Diana Gosalvez Prados última modificación 29/10/2013 14:46

STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Persons' potentially inappropriate Prescriptions) is a new, systems-defined medicine review tool. We compared the performance of STOPP to that of established Beers' criteria in detecting potentially inappropriate medicines (PIMs) and related adverse drug events (ADEs) in older patients presenting for hospital admission.

Gallagher P, O'Mahony D. STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions). Age Ageing. 2008; 37(6):673-679. Available at:



Gallagher P, Ryan C, Byrne S, Kennedy J, O'Mahony D.

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