Drugs for the Geriatric Patient


  • Ronald 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

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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Family practitioners, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Geronologists


Book information

  • Published: February 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-0208-6

Table of Contents



Medication Use