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Drugs for the Geriatric Patient


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.

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Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS, Ruth S. Jewett Professor of Geriatrics, Aging & Geriatric Research, University of Florida; Director, Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center (GRECC), Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainsville, FL, USA

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Drugs for the Geriatric Patient
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 1408 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-0208-6
  • Copyright: 2007