Clearing up the confusion: adverse effects of medications in the elderly.

Abstract

1. Physiological changes normally seen in elderly patients affect the pharmacodynamics of medications and may contribute to adverse effects. 2. A large number of medications can potentially cause confusion as an adverse effect in the vulnerable elderly patient. 3. Inadequate patient education contributes to noncompliance and errors in self-administration of… (More)

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