"START" and "STOPP" instead of Beers to evaluate appropriate med use in the elderly

You'll hear about using "START" and "STOPP" instead of Beers to evaluate appropriate med use in the elderly.

The Beers list is often used to identify drugs to avoid in the elderly. The START and STOPP criteria take it a step further.

They provide more context by listing situations where specific drugs should be USED...and when specific drugs should be AVOIDED.

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