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Wehling, Martin

Drug Therapy for the Elderly

Wehling, Martin - Drug Therapy for the Elderly, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Heterogeneity and Vulnerability of Older Patients
Heinrich Burkhardt

2. Epidemiologic Aspects
Heinrich Burkhardt

3. Age-Associated General Pharmacological Aspects
Martin Wehling

4. Critical Extrapolation of Guidelines and Study Results: Risk-Benefit Assessment for Patients with Reduced Life Expectancy and a New Classification of Drugs According to Their Fitness for the Aged
Martin Wehling

5. Inappropriate Medication Use and Medication Errors in the Elderly
Zachary A. Marcum, Joseph T. Hanlon

6. Arterial Hypertension
Martin Wehling

7. Heart Failure
Martin Wehling

8. Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke
Martin Wehling

9. Atrial Fibrillation
Martin Wehling

10. Diabetes Mellitus
Heinrich Burkhardt

11. Obstructive Lung Diseases
Martin Wehling

12. Osteoporosis
Martin Wehling

13. Parkinson’s Disease
Heinrich Burkhardt

14. Therapy of Chronic Pain
Heinrich Burkhardt

15. Dementia
Stefan Schwarz, Lutz Frölich

16. Depression
Stefan Schwarz, Lutz Frölich

17. Sleep Disorders
Stefan Schwarz, Lutz Frölich

18. Treatment Decisions and Medical Treatment of Cancer in Elderly Patients
Ulrich Wedding, Stuart M. Lichtman

19. Fall Risk and Pharmacotherapy
Heinrich Burkhardt

20. Central Nervous System (CNS) Medications and Delirium
Donna M. Fick

21. Pharmacotherapy and Special Aspects of Cognitive Disorders in the Elderly
Heinrich Burkhardt

22. Pharmacotherapy and Incontinence
Heinrich Burkhardt, John Mark Ruscin

23. Immobility and Pharmacotherapy
Heinrich Burkhardt

24. Pharmacotherapy and the Frailty Syndrome
Heinrich Burkhardt

25. Adherence to Pharmacotherapy in the Elderly
Heinrich Burkhardt

26. Polypharmacy
Heinrich Burkhardt

27. Inappropriate Prescribing in the Hospitalized Elderly Patient
John Mark Ruscin

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology/Toxicology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Page amount
371 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783709109120

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