Journal Article

Alternative medications for medications in the Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly and Potentially Harmful Drug–Disease Interactions in the Elderly quality measures.

Hanlon JT; Semla TP; Schmader KE.

This review describes alternatives to medications listed in the Beers criteria, which are known to carry significant risk of adverse drug events. Because avoiding these medications is a quality measure, it is a priority for health systems to employ alternative treatments and approaches.