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An expert panel process supported by AGS allows for a more frequent monitoring and update of the AGS Beers Criteria(00), 1-21. Available online at https://geriatricscareonline.org/Product Abstract/american-geriatrics-society-updated-beers-criteria/CL001Best practice information on care of older adults and best practices to guide non-pharmacologic intervention:
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The 2015 update followed the same process as in 2012, was completed by a panel of 13 experts convened by AGS, and included a review of over 6,700 clinical trials and research studies from over 20,000 articles since publication of the 2012 AGS Beers Criteria.
The 2019 update included the same 13-member interdisciplinary panel, as well as representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and the Pharmacy Quality Alliance.
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Greenberg, Ph D, RN, GNP-BC, The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing Issue Number 16, Revised 2019 WHY: The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2019 Updated Beers Criteria, updated from 2015, are designed to reduce older adults' drug-related problems including, but not limited to exposure to potentially inappropriate medications, drug-disease interactions, and medications that warrant extra caution in the older adult population.