Prescribing for Elderly Patients

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Jackson, Stephen; Jansen, Paul; Mangoni, Arduino

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-002428-7

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This is a guide for doctors to quickly choose the right drugs in the right dose for the most important clinical problems in the elderly.

Prescribing medications for elderly patients is complex -- this book gives clear advice on treatment regimes, drug interactions, adverse effects, and recommended dose changes. In addition, it provides practical help with the problems that can arise in reaching an accurate diagnosis in the elderly; recommends clear treatment options; lists key drug interactions and side effects; and advises when to amend doses.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Jackson, Stephen; Jansen, Paul; Mangoni, Arduino
ISBN: 978-0-47-002428-7
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 552
Year: 2009