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What’s new in elderly care (1 CPD hour)

GP and community geriatrician Dr Martin Walker rounds up recent developments in elderly care.

Learning objectives

This module will give an update relevant to primary care, including:

1. Using dabigatran in the very elderly

2. NICE extending Alzheimer's drugs to those with mild disease

3. Newer versus older antipsychotics in dementia

4. SSRIs versus tricyclics in older patients

This module is free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 5th October 2011.


Dr Martin Walker is a GP and community geriatrician in Manchester.

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