Written by an outstanding core group of educators, pharmacists, and physicians, Therapeutics in the Elderly offers health care providers thorough discussions of the pharmacotherapy of significant disease states and the unique needs of geriatric patients. In addition, the social, psychological, and ethical concerns of caring for the elderly are examined. Thirty chapters cover vital topics including: heart disease, cancer, anemias, osteoporosis, cognitive dysfunction, dermatologic problems, nutritional considerations, new drugs and drugs classes, adverse drug reactions, care facilities.
Therapeutics in the Elderly, 3rd Edition
- Edited by Jeffrey C Delafuente MS and Ronald B Stewart MS xvi + 842 pp. -- hardbound -- ISBN 0-929375-22-X -- $49.99 Published in 2001