Elderly Patients and Medication




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CMS: High-risk medications – Priority Health

CMS: High-Risk Medications. Updated January 2015. Drug classification. High-
risk agents to … increased in elderly. … high-risk patients.a Has more adverse …

Beers Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in

Potentially Inappropriate Medication (PIM) Use in Older Adults. Several
medications … that are useful in prescribing medications for geriatric patients.
Methods: A …

Safer Prescribing in Elderly Patients – Canadian Geriatrics Society

18. VOLUME 5, ISSUE 1, 2015. Safer Prescribing In Elderly Patients. Drug Class.
Pharmacodynamic Change with Aging. Outcome in the Elderly. Antipsychotics.

Medication safety in vulnerable patient groups – Elderly patients –

Apr 20, 2015 … Use of PIM is rarely appropriate in elderly patients. – correct? Learning … From
pyramid (1980) to bell (2015) to barrel (2050). The situation in …

Printable Beers Pocket Card – Carolina Medical Directors Association

that cause adverse drug events in older adults due to their pharmacologic
properties … The criteria are not applicable in all circumstances (eg, patient's
receiving …

Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment Guideline – Group Health …

Aug 19, 2014 … Medications, substances and conditions that may affect blood pressure …
Consider using this goal for frail elderly patients and patients under …

Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes, 2015: A Patient …

Jan 1, 2015 … Generally speaking, the use of any drug in patients with type 2 …. Another, older,
option, the addition of a TZD (usually pioglitazone), also has …

NCHS Data Brief, Number 184, January 2015 – Centers for Disease …

medication as prescribed, to save money; 15.1% asked a doctor for a lower-cost
…. socioeconomic and other patient characteristics. Belief that the … older adults
who are economically vulnerable, compared with those with higher income (10).

AGS Beers Criteria Summary – For Patients & Caregivers

CMS 2015 Cross-Cutting Measures List

Dec 17, 2014 … Care Coordination. Medication Reconciliation: Percentage of patients aged 18
years and older discharged from any inpatient facility (e.g., …

Reducing nurse medicine administration errors – Nursing Times

May 13, 2015 … Abstract Ofusu R, Jarrett P (2015). Reducing nurse medicine … Drug
administration errors by nurses are a common cause of patient harm. Simple
steps can be … Times 13.05.15 13 nurses caring for older patients, observing.

Treatment of Older Adults with Insomnia, Agitation, or Delirium with …

Apr 17, 2015 … Library (2015, Issue 3), University of York Centre for Reviews and … that looked
at the risks of benzodiazepine use in elderly patients with …

GAO-15-211, Antipsychotic Drug Use: HHS Has Initiatives to …

Jan 30, 2015 … Antipsychotic drugs are frequently prescribed to older adults with dementia. …
Experts and research identified patient agitation or delusions, as well as ….. 2015
in accordance with generally accepted government auditing.

Norwegian elderly patients need for drug information and attitudes …

Feb 1, 2015 … International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015, ••, pp. ••–•• … gian elderly
patients' perceptions of their need for drug infor- mation and their …

Geriatric Dentistry: Reviewing for the Present … – Dentalcare.com

The older adult patient frequently presents a variety of treatment … Crest® + Oral-
B® at dentalcare.com Continuing Education Course, Revised January 21, 2015.

Polypharmacy among inpatients aged 70 years or older in Australia

MJA 202 (7) · 20 April 2015. Ruth E Hubbard … Objectives: To investigate
medication changes for older patients admitted to hospital and to explore
associations …

Drug Safety Update – April 2015 – Gov.UK

Apr 9, 2015 … prescribing to patients taking medicines that lower heart rate or potassium levels
… 50 mg for the elderly (if use cannot be avoided) o. 2 mg per …

PDF file – Healthy Aging Research

Apr 2, 2015 … hypnotics was analyzed in hospitalized elderly patients. … Mizui T, Noguchi Y,
Teramachi H (2015) Analysis of potential cost reductions.

Patent Monopolies and the Costs of Mismarketing Drugs – Center for …

Apr 1, 2015 … April 2015. Ravi Katari is a M.D. candidate at Wake Forest School of Medicine. ….
1 Bureau of Economic Analysis (2015). 2 United ….. Lilly urged geriatricians to
use Zyprexa to sedate elderly patients in nursing homes even.