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Table 1 Specifying the target behavior

From: The impact of a multifaceted intervention to reduce potentially inappropriate prescribing among discharged older adults: a before-and-after study

Target behavior Prescribing medications for hospitalized older adults
Who needs to perform the behavior? Physicians and hospital pharmacists.
What do they need to do differently to achieve the desired change? Follow the criteria for prescribing in older adults.
Check the appropriateness of each medication intended to be prescribed for an older adult.
When do they need to do it? During writing prescriptions and reviewing medications of older adults.
Where do they need to do it? At the point of care.
How often do they need to do it? Every time they prescribe and review medications for older adults.
With whom do they need to do it? Alone, or in collaboration with other colleagues.