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American Geriatrics Society 2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults.

Panel B the 2019 AGSBC® UE. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2019;67:674-694.

The Beers criteria serve as standard guidance for clinicians to prevent potentially inappropriate prescribing in patients age 65 years and older. This update of the Beers criteria examined current evidence to determine changes required to keep the recommendations in step with current practice and knowledge. Nearly 70 modifications have been made to the 2015 set.