Affiliation: University College Cork
- Application of STOPP and START criteria: interrater reliability among pharmacistsCristin Ryan
School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland
Ann Pharmacother 43:1239-44. 2009..Consistent, reliable application of STOPP and START is essential for the screening tools to be used effectively by pharmacists...
- Ordering off the menu: assessing compliance with a nonformulary medication policyTara L Pummer
School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ann Pharmacother 43:1251-7. 2009..Institutional policies can support compliance with formulary systems and address these issues. However, periodic review is needed to assess the effectiveness of NFM policies...
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing in an Irish elderly population in primary careCristin Ryan
School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland
Br J Clin Pharmacol 68:936-47. 2009..The prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and prescribing omissions in the elderly population presenting to hospital with acute illness is high according to STOPP and START criteria...