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Author Atkinson, Steven, author.

Title Geriatric pharmacology : the principles of practice & clinical recommendation / Steven Atkinson.

Publication Info. Eau Claire, WI : PESI Publishing & Media, [2016]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 158 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 7, 2017).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Now in its second edition, Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendations is the optimal guide for anyone seeking straightforward, concise and user-friendly information on medication dynamics for older adults. Fully revised and updated, this invaluable resource has become the go-to favorite for healthcare professionals.Here’s what you’ll find:Learn to manage medication combinations without causing harmHow to safely prescribe opioidsAvoiding the top 10 most dangerous geriatric drugsPractical guidelines to stop and start prescriptionsDrug-drug interaction charts and strategies"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Pathophysiological Principles of Aging; Chapter 3: Renal Elimination in Older Adults; Chapter 4: Age-Related Changes in Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics; Chapter 5: Adverse Drug Events and Polypharmacy; Chapter 6: Drug-Drug Interactions; Chapter 7: The "Beers List"; Chapter 8: Drug-Disease or Drug-Syndrome Interactions; Chapter 9: STOPP and START Criteria; Chapter 10: The Top 10 Dangerous Drugs; Chapter 11: The Controversy Surrounding Multivitamins and Other Medications.
Chapter 12: Safely Prescribing OpioidsChapter 13: Practical Guidelines for Prescribers; Chapter 14: An Algorithm to Discontinuing Medications; References.
Subject Geriatric pharmacology.
MEDICAL / Pharmacology.
Geriatric pharmacology. (OCoLC)fst00941246
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Other Form: Print version: Atkinson, Steven. Geriatric Pharmacology : The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendation, Second Edition. Ashland : PESI Publishing & Media, 2016 9781683730088
ISBN 9781683730095 (electronic bk.)
1683730097 (electronic bk.)

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