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Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Considerations 
from GlobalRPh
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Improving Pharmaceutical Care of the Elderly Patient with GERD 
Improving Pharmaceutical Care of the Elderly Patient with GERD. CE from Pharmacy Times. CE objectives: Identify the high prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in elderly patients. Explain the economic burden of GERD in the elderly in the United States. Understand the risk factors associated with GERD. Review the diagnosis and complications of GERD as well as the goals of therapy. Specify atypical symptoms of GERD common in the elderly patient population. Institute strategies to optimize pharmacologic therapy in elderly patients being treated for GERD (eg, proper dosing and monitoring for signs of adverse events).
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Medication & Falls in the Elderly 
Published by the Drug Information and Research centre by Brent Ruddock. It contains a table of Adverse drug effects and the medications that cause them.
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Medicines and older people: An Accident Waiting to Happen? 
From National Prescribing Services in Australia. See also Drug Use in the Elderly
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OTC Medication Use in Seniors 
From US Pharmacist
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Potentially Inappropriate Medications for the Elderly According to the Revised Beers Criteria 
The Beers list of potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults. Published by the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
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Prescribing benzodiazepines… ongoing dilemma for the GP 
From National Prescribing Services in Australia. Focus on geriatric patient.
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Prescribing for Older Patients 
From National Prescribing Centre, UK's NHS site. Covers factors needed to be considered when using medications in geriatric patients.
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Strategies for benzodiazepine withdrawal in seniors 
From Canadian Pharmacist Association
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Top Ten Dangerous Drug Interactions in Long-Term Care 
From Multidisciplinary Medication Management (M3) Project
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