Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing (PIP) in Long-Term Care (LTC) patients: validation of the 2014 STOPP-START and 2012 Beers criteria in a LTC population — a protocol for a cross-sectional comparison of clinical and health administrative data.
An open-access publication written by Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in LTC Principal Investigator Lise Bjerre, MD, PhD, and team. This study describes the occurrence of PIPs in Ontario’s older population and assesses the health outcomes and health system costs associated with PIPs. A downloadable data collection tool is also available in the publication appendix. BMJ Open 2015;5:e010146 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010146.