Geriatrics and Gerontology Elsewhere
Published: 2017-06-15

treatment of the elderly is a tricky and hard job

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genova, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Section of Geriatrics, Genova, Italy
Polypharmacy Dementia Deprescribing

Abstract

Everybody knows that to treat the elderly is a tricky and hard job. There are many reasons, but the main variables are: the different  harmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodinamics in comparison to the adults, polypharmacy, drug interactions, the commonness of adverse reactions, the presence of multimorbidities and comorbidities, and patient compliance. (...)

Affiliations

P. Odetti

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genova, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Section of Geriatrics, Genova, Italy

Copyright

© Società Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria (SIGG) , 2017

How to Cite

[1]
Odetti, P. 2017. treatment of the elderly is a tricky and hard job. JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS. 65, 2 (Jun. 2017), 134-135.
  • Abstract viewed - 2 times
  • PDF downloaded - 1 times