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2019 AGS Beers Criteria
Purpose : Decision aid for supporting medication review.
Admin time : Highly operator dependent - 5 mins for an expert, up to 20-30 mins
User Friendly : Low-Moderate
Administered by : GP, Physician, Community pharmacist
Content : It consists of a series of medications to avoid related to common problems in prescribing for older people generally, and in relation to particular medical conditions. Several of the medications are specific to the USA.
Author : American Geriatrics Society 2015 Beers Criteria Update Expert Panel
Copyright 2019 : As of 2019, the AGS (American Geriatrics Society) Beers Criteria® is no longer free to access and distribute
Updated Beers Criteria are regularly published (approximately every 3 years) online by the American Geriatrics Society .
This Tool is used in the Medication Review
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The Medication Review is one of 5 sub-domains of the
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The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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