5 edition of Geriatric Drug Use found in the catalog.
Written in English
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Part of the Pittsburgh Pocket Psychiatry series, this volume comprehensively and definitively addresses geriatric psychiatry, focusing on depression, dementia, anxiety as well as managing the caregivers. Additional chapters cover psychotherapy, legal issues, alcohol and drug use, and chronic pain management. 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.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Co-published simultaneously as Journal of geriatric drug therapy, vol number 4, ". Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes in the care of elderly people.. Rather, this decision is determined by Significant diseases: Dementia, arthritis, palliative .
For many drugs, exact dosing guidelines for geriatric patients have not been established and most references do not specifically address the use of medications in the elderly. The Geriatric Dosage Handbook provides specific considerations when using drug therapy in older adults, compiled from the current literature and clinical experience. Additionally, geriatric practitioners need to incorporate prevention strategies with a goal of keeping patients and populations healthier. Because older adults tend to have multiple chronic disorders and may also have cognitive, social, or functional problems, they have higher healthcare needs and use a disproportionately large amount of health.
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This user-friendly, comprehensive drug reference, point-of-care usage -provides clinical information on more than 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.
Orange Book when that drug's labeling is changed to include a Geriatric Use subsection. 2 See 62 FR at for further clarification.
3 See 62 FR at for further clarification. Handbook of Geriatric Drug Therapy 1st Edition by Springhouse Publishing (Author), Springhouse (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN Geriatric Drug Use book.
ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. Expert Consult functionality—new to this edition—further enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book.
Show less Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field.
Now is 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/5(5).
Search this book. Search. Advanced Search. TEXTS › Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs, 11e SECTION Geriatric Therapy. p Geriatric Drug Use p Add To Remove From Your Favorites. Geriatric Neurocognitive Disorders p By continuing to use our website. This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Medication Use in the Elderly, Beers List, Beers List, Beers Criteria, Beers Criteria, Screening Tool of Older Persons potentially inappropriate Prescriptions, STOPP, Medications to Avoid in Older Adults.
Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Washington (DC, ) Congress Congresses Congrès: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geriatric drug use. In a final rule published in the Federal Register on Aug (62 FR ), FDA established the Geriatric Use subsection in the labeling.
The Geriatric Medicine Book is composed of 33 topic pages which are organized into 8 Chapters. Chapter Preview Select a chapter from the list at left and topics within that chapter will be listed here in the preview window. Polytherapy is often mandatory in the management of most of the common ailments affecting geriatric patients.
Drug prescription in elderly is a serious challenge as there is an increased possibility of drug interaction resulting in toxicity, treatment failure, or loss of drug effect. This post collects different PowerPoint presentations on geriatric topics are recurrent, such as: physiological changes in pharmacokinetic parameters (absorption, metabolism, elimination), the concept of polypharmacy and classes of drugs that carry a higher risk of use in the elderly.
Geriatric drug therapy. Handbook of Geriatric Drug Therapy for Health Care Professionals. Sumner, Edward D. Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger,pages, $ The first 52 pages of this paperback contain seven short Cited by: 1. Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, a guide for the helping professional, is a review of pharmacotherapy that is focused on practice-based strategies to optimize drug therapy in geriatric the geriatric population continues to grow, is has become increasingly important that pharmacists be familiar with special considerations related to medication use in the geriatric Author: Chanel F.
Agness. 3 Forward to the Revised Edition of the Geriatric Medicine Survival Handbook The cover illustration for this revised edition depicts an inuksuk (sometimes called inukshuk), a common feature of the Canadian Artic constructed by the Inuit living Size: 1MB.
Extent of drug use in Nigeria 16 Poly-drug use 16 Extent of drug use by geopolitical zones 18 2. Patterns of drug use 25 Gender and drug use 25 Age and drug use 26 Cannabis 26 Opioids: heroin and pharmaceutical opioids 26 Stimulants: amphetamines, cocaine and ecstasy 27 Non-medical use of other pharmaceutical or over-the-counter drugs In some researches, 0–4 drug use is named as non‐polypharmacy, concurrent use of 5–9 drugs defined as polypharmacy, on the other hand 10 and more drugs as excessive polypharmacy.
As is known, a large number of medicines are used to solve the health‐related problems encountered in elderly [ 11, 19, 27, 28 ].Author: Bilge Sözen Şahne. Melange (/ m eɪ ˈ l ɑː n ʒ /), often referred to as simply "the spice", is the name of the fictional drug central to the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert, and derivative works.
In the series, the most essential and valuable commodity in the universe is melange, a drug that gives the user a longer life span, greater vitality, and heightened awareness; it can also Created by: Frank Herbert. Substance use and addiction is an increasing problem amongst older people.
The identification of this problem is often more difficult in older patients and is frequently missed, particularly in the primary care context and in emergency departments, but also in a range of medical and psychiatric specialties.
The Beers List: Medications Seniors Should Use with Caution. it’s been updated and reviewed by the AGS and a panel of experts in geriatric care and pharmacotherapy.
Your goal is to get a better understanding of why a specific drug is needed and what the potential side effects or interactions are. Usually, you see a geriatrician for an initial consult, with follow-up as needed, says Mary Tinetti, M.D., chief of geriatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Most geriatricians work in centers and have a team-based approach; for example, besides meeting with the doctor, you’ll see a social worker, hearing specialist, nutritionist.Career: Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training Specialty: Anaesthetics, Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine Item type: book ISBN: Although the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) instrument (described in Chapter 1 of the original guideline document, Evidence-based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, 4th ed.) was created to critically appraise clinical practice guidelines, the process and criteria can also be applied to the development and evaluation of clinical practice protocols.