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Geriatric Medication Handbook - Eleventh Edition

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Eleventh Edition features an expanded listing of medication classes and medications with accompanying potential side effects in addition to new reference for pain assessment and updated reference for medication use in relation to falls, urinary incontinence, diabetes and much more.

 

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Description

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

The Eleventh 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.


New to the Eleventh Edition:

  • Updated listing of 123 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 Loss, Urinary Incontinence and more
  • Updated Selected Controlled Medications list
  • Updated MDS Drug Class Index 
  • New Pain in the Elderly Assessment reference

 

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Features
  • Assessment of Diabetes including blood glucose control guidelines 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 eyedrops, eardrops, nasal and inhaled medications and e-tube medication administration 
  • Dangerous Abbreviations reference
Additional Info
Published Revised 05/2013
Format Spiral bound book
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