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Prescribing in the elderly – Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)

Consultant geriatrician Dr Richard Day answers questions from GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on a variety of prescribing dilemmas

Learning objectives


This module will provide GPs with primary care focused advice on prescribing in elderly patients, including:

  • Managing blood pressure in the elderly
  • Taking care with patients who have impaired renal function
  • Suitable antidepressants for elderly patients
  • Evidence for the use of statins

This module is free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 9 May 2012.

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