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Drugs for the Geriatric Patient E Book

Drugs for the Geriatric Patient E Book
  • Author : Ronald I. Shorr
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 April 2007
  • ISBN : 1437710352
  • Pages : 1408 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 serve your geriatric patients with dosage and usage guidelines developed specifically for them. Find information quickly using the practical, clinically-focused, full-color format.


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
GET THIS BOOKDrugs 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


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
GET THIS BOOKDrugs for the Geriatric Patient E-Book

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


Challenges in Elder Care

Challenges in Elder Care
  • Author : Edward T. Zawada Jr.
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKChallenges in Elder Care

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


Geriatric Drug Therapy Interventions

Geriatric Drug Therapy Interventions
  • Author : James W Cooper
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 02 February 1998
GET THIS BOOKGeriatric Drug Therapy Interventions

Medication costs and common drug-related problems, such as misapplication of therapy, medication misuse, and adverse effects, can often be avoided or reduced. Geriatric Drug Therapy Interventions will help you get better outcomes with your patients as it points out pitfalls to avoid and provides you with logical principles for administering drug therapy. Offering guidelines, advice, and gentle reminders, this book shows you the importance of properly documenting patient problems and of considering the entire medical history of your patients. It


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,


Drug Therapy for the Elderly

Drug Therapy for the Elderly
  • Author : Martin Wehling
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 August 2012
GET THIS BOOKDrug Therapy for the Elderly

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


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


Acute Emergencies and Critical Care of the Geriatric Patient

Acute Emergencies and Critical Care of the Geriatric Patient
  • Author : Thomas T. Yoshikawa,Dean C. Norman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 March 2000
GET THIS BOOKAcute Emergencies and Critical Care of the Geriatric Patient

This incisive reference systematically reviews the diagnosis and treatment of common surgical and medical emergencies in elderly patients-thoroughly examining surgical interventions, drug therapies and drug prescribing protocols, life-threatening drug reactions, ethical issues, and methods of profiling patients for nursing care. Evaluates disease states and gauges optimal responses to each, supporting recommendations with valuable case studies. Written by over 40 distinguished medical experts, Acute Emergencies and Critical Care of the Geriatric Patient describes ideal patient-physician relationships in critical care settings highlights emergency



Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients
  • Author : Stefano Masiero,Ugo Carraro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKRehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases. It is specifically designed for ease of consultation and rapid retrieval of the information most relevant to clinical practice. Prominence is given to the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation, with discussion of a very wide range of aspects of


Gerontology

Gerontology
  • Author : Grazia D’Onofrio,Daniele Sancarlo,Antonio Greco
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 04 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKGerontology

Aging well and actively is the real objective of human being. This book is an up-to-date and realistic view on physiopathological mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases. The book includes topical contributions from multiple disciplines to support the fundamental goals of extending active life and enhancing its quality.


Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism

Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism
  • Author : Liat Ayalon,Clemens Tesch-Römer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKContemporary Perspectives on Ageism

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


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
GET THIS BOOKPolypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - E-Book

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


Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book

Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book
  • Author : Howard M. Fillit,Kenneth Rockwood,John B Young
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 06 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKBrocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book

The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today’s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and complex syndromes specific to the elderly, makes this 8th Edition the reference you’ll turn to in order to meet the unique challenges posed by this