2013

Drug Therapy for the Elderly

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ISBN: 978-3-7091-0911-3 (Print) 978-3-7091-0912-0 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. General Aspects

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Heterogeneity and Vulnerability of Older Patients

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      Pages 11-19

      Epidemiologic Aspects

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      Pages 21-34

      Age-Associated General Pharmacological Aspects

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      Pages 35-42

      Critical Extrapolation of Guidelines and Study Results: Risk-Benefit Assessment for Patients with Reduced Life Expectancy and a New Classification of Drugs According to Their Fitness for the Aged

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      Pages 43-50

      Inappropriate Medication Use and Medication Errors in the Elderly

  3. Special Aspects with Respect to Organ Systems Based on Geriatric Clinical Importance

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      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-68

      Arterial Hypertension

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      Pages 69-83

      Heart Failure

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      Pages 85-103

      Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke

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      Pages 105-118

      Atrial Fibrillation

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      Pages 119-134

      Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 135-142

      Obstructive Lung Diseases

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      Pages 143-150

      Osteoporosis

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      Pages 151-160

      Parkinson’s Disease

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      Pages 161-178

      Therapy of Chronic Pain

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      Pages 179-196

      Dementia

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      Pages 197-213

      Depression

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      Pages 215-227

      Sleep Disorders

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      Pages 229-247

      Treatment Decisions and Medical Treatment of Cancer in Elderly Patients

  4. Pharmacotherapy and Geriatric Syndromes

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      Pages 249-249

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      Pages 251-257

      Fall Risk and Pharmacotherapy

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      Pages 259-277

      Central Nervous System (CNS) Medications and Delirium

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