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Geriatric Medication Handbook - Thirteenth Edition

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Co-Developed with American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

 

 

Description

Co-developed by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and MED-PASS.

 

The Thirteenth Edition of the Geriatric Medication Handbook provides quick and accessible medication-related reference information for senior care nurses and health care professionals serving seniors wherever they reside. A must-have for every nursing station!

 

New to the Thirteenth Edition:

  • Updated listing of 127 classes of medications commonly used in geriatric care settings with accompanying associated potential side effects
  • Updated Medications Not To Be Crushed reference
  • Updated reference for Medication and Its Relationship to Falls, Unintended Weight Change, Enteral Tube Medication Administration and more
  • Updated Selected Controlled Medications list
  • Updated MDS Drug Class Index
  • Updated medication classes and potential side effects
  • New Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) Scale and Dementia and Alzheimer's Management references

 

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Features
  • Assessment of Diabetes including blood glucose control guidellines and signs/symptoms of hypo- and hyperglycemia
  • F-Tag 309 Pain Management reference
  • F-Tag 329 gradual dose reduction/tapering reference
  • Medication administration guidance that includes eye drops, eardrops, nasal and inhaled medications and e-tube medication administration
  • Dangerous Abbreviations reference
Additional Info
Published Revised September 2016
Format Spiral bound book
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