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3 medication needs of elderly patients that a pharmacist should know
 

3 medication needs of elderly patients that a pharmacist should know

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Elderly patients require extra attention from healthcare professionals. Here are 3 medication needs of elderly patients that a pharmacist should know.
 
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7 Oct 2016 - General
 
Elderly patients are usually exposed to a variety of different medications to take. Some of them may need to take up to 12-15 different tablets every day. Polypharmacy is always an issue in geriatric patients, that we should always try our best to av...
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Here in the Philippines, communication between pharmacists and patients definitely has to be increased. We pharmacists rarely get the chance to talk to patients and advice them regarding their medications since this has not been the norm ever since. ...
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In the Philippines, pharmacists have very limited communication with patients. Pharmacologic treatments are usually explained either by the prescribing physician or the nurse. Because of this, they have a role in encouraging patients to be adherent t...
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