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Table 2 Summary of selected PIP criteria

From: Addressing potentially inappropriate prescribing in older patients: development and pilot study of an intervention in primary care (the OPTI-SCRIPT study)

Criteria Year Country of origin Number of criteria Target group Method of development
McLeod 1997 Canada 38 General population ≥ 65 Delphi consensus method
IPET 2000 Canada 14 General population ≥ 70 Based on McLeod, validated in a geriatric unit
Beers 2003* USA 68 General population ≥ 65 Delphi consensus method
Rx-PAD 2006 Norway 14 General population ≥ 70 years Based on literature and Delphi consensus method
ACOVE 2007 USA 392 Community- dwelling ≥ 65 at greater risk of death/functional decline Delphi consensus method
STOPP 2010 Ireland 65 General population ≥ 65 Delphi consensus method
  1. * Note: The Beers criteria were first developed in 1991 and updated in 1997, 2003 and most recently in 2012. The 2003 version was included in this study.