Safe prescribing for the elderly
Prescribing for older adults is a complex and high-risk process. Age-related changes produce differences in the way lderly patients respond to and process medication. This article discusses age-related changes, common problems that increase risk for older adults, strategies for improving adherence, and models for safe and effective prescribing.
Brenda L. Hoskins. "Safe prescribing for the elderly" The Nurse Practitioner 36.12 (2011): 47-52.
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