Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

STOPP-START

Purpose : Decision aid for supporting medication review. It consists of a series of rules/suggestions related to high-yield problems in prescribing for older people, both in terms of reducing medication burden (STOPP) and adding in potentially benefical therapy (START)


Admin time :  Highly operator dependent - 5 mins for an expert, up to 20-30 mins


User Friendly :  Moderate


Administered by : GP, Physician, Community Pharmacist

 

Content : It consists of a series of rules/suggestions related to high-yield problems in prescribing for older people, both in terms of reducing medication burden (STOPP) and adding in potentially benefical therapy (START)

 

 

Author : O’Mahony D, 2015

The Medication Review is one of 5 sub-domains of the

 Medical Assessment

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Medical Assessment
Medical Assessment
Medical Assessment

The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

This Tool is also used in Proactive Care 

 of the Elderly

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Proactive Care
Proactive Care
Proactive Care

This Tool is used in the Medication Review

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Medication Review
Medication Review
Medication Review

Screening Tool Of Older People's Prescriptions (STOPP)

Screening Tool to Alert to Right Treatment (START)

STOPP-START

STOPP-START
STOPP-START
STOPP-START

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