TITLE

Defining inappropriate practices in prescribing for elderly people: A national consensus panel

AUTHOR(S)
McLeod, Peter J.; Huang, Allen R.; Tamblyn, Robyn M.; Gayton, David C.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p385
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the development of a list of inappropriate practices in prescribing for the elderly. Categories of inappropriate practices; Criteria for judgements; Selection of an expert panel; Evaluation and revision of the preliminary list; Creation of the final list; Recommendations for use by health care personnel involved in geriatrics.
ACCESSION #
9707221828

 

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