Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Drug Therapy for the Elderly (Paperback)
  • Drug Therapy for the Elderly (Paperback)
zoom

Drug Therapy for the Elderly (Paperback)

(editor)
£57.99
Paperback 356 Pages / Published: 17/08/2012
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
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 to avoid adverse effects, "Drug Therapy for the Elderly" underlines both indispensable and dispensable elements of drug treatment in order to provide an overall assessment of drugs suitable for the aged. In view of the multimorbidity and polypharmacy situations experienced by elderly patients, this book takes into account the special needs and requirements shown by this group, thus serving as a timely reference for physicians who treat the elderly.

Publisher: Springer Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783709109113
Number of pages: 356
Weight: 831 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
Edition: 2012

You may also be interested in...

The Care Home Handbook
Added to basket
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance
Added to basket
Essential Geriatrics, Third Edition
Added to basket
Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine
Added to basket
£34.99
Part-work (fascículo)
Challenging Behaviour in Dementia
Added to basket
Old Age Psychiatry
Added to basket
£39.99
Part-work (fascículo)
Elderly Care Medicine
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.