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Edited by:Lisa C. Hutchison, PharmD, FCCP, MPH, BCPS, and Rebecca B. Sleeper, PharmD, FCCP, FASCP, BCPS
As the number of older patients surges, so too will the medication management challenges pharmacists and other healthcare providers face with this population. Providing care for these often complex cases means not only staying on top of new medications and therapies, but dealing with a wide range of other issues as well.
The second edition offers the full support you need to provide the most effective medication management and therapeutic decisions. This text is unique, not only as a comprehensive overview of major issues in geriatric pharmacotherapy and a core textbook for students, but as a resource for all healthcare professionals who treat elderly patients.
Covering all the major topics and issues, including:
- Summarized treatment guidelines
- Evidence-based reviews
- Recommendations for the frail elderly
- Case studies and clinical pearls
- Key points, terms, and definitions
- Self-assessment questions
- Extensive references
- New chapters on Palliative and Hospice Care and Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Table of Contents and sample pages (PDF file)
584 pages; soft cover