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Title: Evaluating inappropriate medication prescribing among elderly patients in Palestine using the STOPP/ START Criteria
Authors: Abukhalil, Abdallah Damin 
Al-Imam, Siham 
Yaghmour, Mohammad 
Abushama, Raghad 
Saad, Laith 
Falana, Hiba H. 
Naseef, Hani A. 
Keywords: STOPP/START criteria;Older people - Drug use;Medication errors - Prevention;Polypharmacy;Drugs - Prescribing;Potential prescribing omissions;Potentially inappropriate medications;Potentially inappropriate prescribing
Issue Date: 2022
Journal: Clinical interventions in aging 
Abstract: Elderly patients suffer from chronic diseases and are prone to polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate prescribing (PIP). This study aimed to identify potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) and potential prescribing omissions (PPOs) among elderly patients in a tertiary care hospital setting and to estimate the prevalence of polypharmacy.
DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S382221
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