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Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendations, Second Edition


Author:
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS
Copyright:
2016
Publication Date:
Aug 31, 2016
Publisher:
PESI Publishing
Product Code:
PUB084430
ISBN13:
9781683730088
Media Type:
Books


Description

Now in its second edition, Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendations is the optimal guide for anyone seeking straightforward, concise and user-friendly information on medication dynamics for older adults. Fully revised and updated, this invaluable resource has become the go-to favorite for healthcare professionals.

Here's what you'll find:
  • Learn to manage medication combinations without causing harm
  • How to safely prescribe opioids
  • Avoiding the top 10 most dangerous geriatric drugs
  • Practical guidelines to stop and start prescriptions
  • Drug-drug interaction charts and strategies

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Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant specializing in Geriatric Internal Medicine. He practices medicine in the greater Minneapolis area. In addition to his private practice, he has been on the faculty at the University of Utah since 1994 and has been involved in medicine for over 30 years.

Steven is the co-founder of Twin Cities Physicians, which serves older adults in nearly all levels of their care. He has presented nationally for over 15 years, primarily speaking about geriatric-related syndromes.

Steven is the author of Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principles of Practice & Clinical Recommendations, Second Edition (PESI, 2016) and also sits on several boards whose purpose is to elevate the level of care in medicine for the patients they serve. Steven has been described as a “dynamic” educator and one of the most engaging presenters around. Don’t miss him!

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steven Atkinson is the founder and co-owner of Twin Cities Physicians; and owner of Mindful Geriatrics, LLC. He is an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Utah. Mr. Atkinson receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing and Media. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Steven Atkinson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose. 


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