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