Drugs for the Geriatric Patient

This user-friendly, comprehensive drug reference - available in print and electronically for handheld, point-of-care usage -provides clinical information on more than 1000 drugs and their use in geriatric patients. In addition to dosage information and clinical indications, this reference also addresses the challenging issues of drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, polypharmacy, toxicity, compromised renal and hepatic function, withdrawal events, and more. Useful summary sections provide 1at a glance' conclusions, recommendations and clinical pearls. Quarterly updates to the handheld version ensure up-to-date access to the latest drug information and indications in the geriatric patient. Get comprehensive guidance on all the drugs you could conceivably encounter in treating the geriatric patient. Better serve your geriatric patients with dosage and usage guidelines developed specifically for them. Stay on top of all the latest drug information, including dosage updates and new drugs being released with frequent updates to the PDA version. Find information quickly using the practical, clinically-focused, full-color format.

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  • Author : Ronald I. Shorr
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company
  • Pages : 1363 pages
  • ISBN : 9781416002086
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Drugs for the Geriatric Patient

Drugs for the Geriatric Patient
  • Author : Ronald I. Shorr,Angela B. Hoth,Nathan Rawls
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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This user-friendly, comprehensive drug reference - available in print and electronically for handheld, point-of-care usage -provides clinical information on more than 1000 drugs and their use in geriatric patients. In addition to dosage information and clinical indications, this reference also addresses the challenging issues of drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, polypharmacy, toxicity, compromised renal and hepatic function, withdrawal events, and more. Useful summary sections provide 1at a glance' conclusions, recommendations and clinical pearls. Quarterly updates to the handheld version ensure up-to-date access

Challenges in Elder Care

Challenges in Elder Care
  • Author : Edward T. Zawada Jr.
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 October 2016
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This work is intended as a brief but focused compilation to assist with diagnosis and management of the most common serious medical problems in the rapidly growing geriatric population. The geriatric population recently expanded by the fact that the baby boomers have reached the milestone of 65 years of age in the past 5 years. Tips for diagnosis, medication administration, and logistics of cost-effective management in the health-care continuum are presented in this book. The latter often consists of a journey from

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

Prescribing for Elderly Patients
  • Author : Stephen Jackson,Paul Jansen,Arduino Mangoni
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 April 2009
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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 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

Pharmacological Considerations in Gerontology

Pharmacological Considerations in Gerontology
  • Author : Dr. Abimbola Farinde, PhD, PharmD,Dr. Megan Hebdon, PhD, DNP, RN, NP-C
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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Underscores the complexity of prescribing drugs for older adults while providing state-of-the-art guidelines for safe patient care An evidence-based, quick-access reference for adult gerontology nurse practitioners and related healthcare providers, this text describes a holistic, patient-centered approach to prescribing drugs to older adults. Comprehensive yet concise writing distills timely guidance on the complexities of safely prescribing to this unique population. This book opens with physiologic changes and assessment considerations for older adults, followed by a discussion of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics,

Drugs for the Geriatric Patient E-Book

Drugs for the Geriatric Patient E-Book
  • Author : Ronald I. Shorr
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 April 2007
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This user-friendly, comprehensive drug reference, point-of-care usage -provides clinical information on more than 1000 drugs and their use in geriatric patients. In addition to dosage information and clinical indications, this reference also addresses the challenging issues of drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, polypharmacy, toxicity, compromised renal and hepatic function, withdrawal events, and more. Useful summary sections provide ‘at a glance' conclusions, recommendations and clinical pearls. Get comprehensive guidance on all the drugs you could conceivably encounter in treating the geriatric patient. Better

Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism

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  • Author : Liat Ayalon,Clemens Tesch-Römer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 May 2018
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This open access book provides a comprehensive perspective on the concept of ageism, its origins, the manifestation and consequences of ageism, as well as ways to respond to and research ageism. The book represents a collaborative effort of researchers from over 20 countries and a variety of disciplines, including, psychology, sociology, gerontology, geriatrics, pharmacology, law, geography, design, engineering, policy and media studies. The contributors have collaborated to produce a truly stimulating and educating book on ageism which brings a clear overview

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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 November 2013
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This report provides a definition of polypharmacy, considers the evidence around medicines management and concludes that there is a need for guidelines on the treatment of multi-morbidity and that clinicians need to work alongside patients to empower them to make informed decisions about their medication.

Drug Therapy for the Elderly

Drug Therapy for the Elderly
  • Author : Martin Wehling
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 August 2012
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With people aged 65 years and older currently making up the fastest growing age group throughout the world, the demographic revolution of an aging society will inevitably lead to increased pressure to develop a rationalistic and age-tailored process of diagnosis and treatment among the elderly. As aging people often suffer from several chronic diseases and are being treated with multiple medications concurrently, unwanted drug interactions occur more frequently. Whereas recent approaches have recommended to remove particular drugs from the medication regimen

Vignettes in Patient Safety

Vignettes in Patient Safety
  • Author : Michael S. Firstenberg,Stanislaw P. Stawicki
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 13 September 2017
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It is clearly recognized that medical errors represent a significant source of preventable healthcare-related morbidity and mortality. Furthermore, evidence shows that such complications are often the result of a series of smaller errors, missed opportunities, poor communication, breakdowns in established guidelines or protocols, or system-based deficiencies. While such events often start with the misadventures of an individual, it is how such events are managed that can determine outcomes and hopefully prevent future adverse events. The goal of Vignettes in Patient

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Patient Safety and Quality
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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"Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient car -- not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes. To address this need, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared this comprehensive, 1,400-page, handbook for nurses

Polypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - E-Book

Polypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - E-Book
  • Author : Holly Holmes
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 30 April 2012
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With the use of multiple medications in the elderly patient comes the risk of drug-related problems. This issue covers polypharmacy in the elderly patient with topics that include: The Interplay between Polypharmacy, Geriatric Conditions, and Adverse Drug Reactions, Factors Leading to Excessive Polypharmacy, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Diseases and How They Contribute to Polypharmacy, Polypharmacy in Nursing Home Residents, Psychotropic Polypharmacy, Deprescribing Trials: Methods to Reduce Polypharmacy and the Impact on Prescribing and Clinical Outcomes, Ethical Framework for Medication

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  • Author : Sylvia McKean,Daniel D. Dressler,John Ross,Daniel Brotman,Jeffrey Ginsberg
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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The goal of the book is provide trainees, junior and senior clinicians, and other professionals with a comprehensive resource that they can use to improve care processes and performance in the hospitals that serve their communities. Includes case studies.

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : David X. Cifu,Henry L. Lew,Mooyeon Oh-Park
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 20 January 2018
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Rehabilitation of the geriatric patient poses a unique set of challenges and conditions often not seen in younger patients, but which are common among older adults. This quick, practical resource helps physiatrists and other members of the rehabilitation team overcome these challenges, covering the wide range of topics necessary to provide the highest level of care to this rapidly increasing population. Presents practical guidance on arthritis and joint replacement, polypharmacy and mobility, swallowing dysfunction, nutritional recommendations, psychiatric and cognitive disorders,