Among others, bupropion, tramadol, and venlafaxine are reported as potential risks in this patient population.
Various resources can assist pharmacists in honing the skills necessary to serve American seniors with quality care.
Insomnia is a common but often underdiagnosed complaint in the elderly population.
Pharmacists may help caregivers provide appropriate
care by educating them on the use of pain scales and observational
With advancing age greater than 60 years a known risk, deep vein thrombosis is the primary cause of pulmonary embolism.
Visualizing organs of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, such as the liver and gallbladder, and detecting cysts, abscesses, tumors, and obstructions can be achieved through radiographic imaging.
The FDA has determined new data provide evidence concluding the conventional antipsychotic agents share the increased risk of death in elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis that has been documented with the atypical antipsychotics.