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Pharmacotherapy Considerations in Geriatric Neurology

Melanie A. Dodd and Jessica Campaign

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0052
Pharmacotherapy Considerations in Geriatric Neurology

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Chapter 52 discusses pharmacotherapy in geriatric neurology, and addresses the increased risk in elderly patients for experiencing adverse drug reactions (ADRs), as well as managing the many elderly patients who use multiple medications, have multiple comorbidities, and have age-related changes in drug pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Chapter.  7690 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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