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Key questions on prescribing in older people (1.5 CPD hours)

Consultant geriatrician Dr Richard Day answers questions from GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on hypertension in older patients, pharmacotherapy for constipation and suitable antidepressants.



This module will update your knowledge on prescribing in older people, including:

  • The evidence for using statins in the elderly
  • What and when to prescribe medication to aid sleep or reduce nocturnal restlessness or agitation
  • Which antidepressants are most suitable for the elderly
  • Which drugs require particular care

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