Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Jackson, Stephen; Jansen, Paul; Mangoni, Arduino
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.