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Title Fundamentals of geriatric pharmacotherapy : an evidenced-based approach / edited by Lisa C. Hutchison, Rebecca B. Sleeper.
Imprint Bethesda, Maryland : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, [2015]
©2015.
Edition Second edition.

Subject Geriatric pharmacology.
Drug Therapy.
Geriatrics -- methods.
Aged.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.
Geriatric Assessment.
Alt Name Hutchison, Lisa C.,
Sleeper, Rebecca B.,
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 569 pages) : illustrations
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Challenges in geriatric care / Rebecca B. Sleeper -- Ethical and socioeconomic considerations / Susan W. Miller -- Biomedical principles of aging / Lisa C. Hutchison -- Geriatric assessment / Sunny A. Linnebur -- Adverse drug events, polypharmacy, and medication management / Joe T. Hanlon, Emily R. Hajjar, and Robert Maher -- Palliative and hospice care / Lindsey Dayer and Lisa C. Hutchison -- Cardiovascular disorders / Kristen M. Cook -- Respiratory disorders / Michael R. Brodeur -- Renal and urologic disorders / Erica L. Estus, Nicole J. Asal, and Norma J. Owens -- Endocrine disorders / Lisa Cohen, Anne L. Hume, and Christine Eisenhower -- Gastrointestinal disorders and nutrition / Lisa C. Hutchison, Rebecca B. Sleeper -- Central nervous system disorders / Amie Taggart Blaszczyk and Lisa C. Hutchison -- Psychiatric disorders / Monica Mathys and Myra T. Belgeri -- Pain and sensory disorders / Meri Hix -- Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders / Mary Beth O'Connell and Michelle Fritsch -- Anemia and preventive therapy / Sum Lam, Angela Cheng, and James Nawarskas -- Infections and antimicrobial stewardship / Rebecca B. Sleeper and Kelsey Van.
Summary Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Second Edition gives practitioners the information they need to improve outcomes and personalize care for elderly patients. New to this edition are new chapters on Death & Dying and Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship. Additional enhancements in this edition include added links to new guidelines, assessment tools, and videos. Additional cases and a study guide will match the content map for certified geriatric pharmacists examination.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 26, 2015).
ISBN 9781585284368 (electronic bk.)
158528436X (electronic bk.)
1585284351
9781585284351 (paperback)
9781585284375
1585284378
OCLC # 908459726
Additional Format Print version: Fundamentals of geriatric pharmacotherapy. Second edition. Bethesda, Maryland : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, [2015] (DLC) 2014034598.