Table 1

The ARMOR algorithm36

AAssessBeers criteria
B-blockers
Pain medications
Antidepressants
Antipsychotics
Other psychotropics
Vitamins and supplements
BReviewDrug-disease interactions
Drug-drug interactions
Adverse drug reactions
CMinimizeNo. of medications according to functional status
OOptimiseRenal/hepatic clearance
Coagulation status
B-blockers
Pacemaker function
Anticonvulsants
Pain medications
Hypoglycaemics
Gradual dose reduction for antidepressants
RReassessFunctional/cognitive status in 1 week and as needed
Clinical status and medication compliance