Medication safety and risk management for the elderly
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DEVEREAUX, Debra (Gorman Health Group, Washington D.C., United States of America)
Patients 65 years of age and older are at risk for medication adverse effects because of the potential for decreased kidney and liver function and therefore increased length of time for medication metabolism. Ms. Devereaux will discuss these medications and the programs that organized health care in the United States is utilizing to decrease the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.