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Potentially Inappropriate Medication List MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List
Tree Number(s)
N04.761.700.615
N05.700.594
Unique ID
D000067561
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067561
Scope Note
A list, criteria, or screening tool designed to improve PATIENT SAFETY by determining an individual's exposure to potentially inappropriate drugs. They are designed to prevent MEDICATION ERRORS by INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING. Analysis for a list includes factors such as DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP, DRUG; DRUG-RELATED SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS; AGE FACTORS; GENDER; and existing medical conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Beers Criteria
Beers Potentially Inappropriate Medications
Medication Appropriateness Index
PIM List
Potentially Inappropriate Medications
STOPP
STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions)
STOPP START Criteria
Screening Tool of Older Person's Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions
de Beers Criteria
Previous Indexing
Inappropriate Prescribing (2010-2015)
Medication Errors (2003-2015)
See Also
Deprescriptions
Inappropriate Prescribing
Public MeSH Note
2016
History Note
2016
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/09
Revision Date
2015/07/09
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List Preferred
Beers Criteria Narrower
STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions) Narrower
Medication Appropriateness Index Narrower
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