Clinical Pharmacology in the Geriatric Patient Hilmer, S. N., McLachlan, A. J., & Le Couteur, D. G. (2007). Clinical pharmacology in the geriatric patient. Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology, 21(3), 217–230.
Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
This article explores issues that health care providers consider when prescribing drug treatment to geriatric patients. It also examines the role of polypharmacy in adverse drug reactions and the importance of managing patient response to drug treatment.
Scott, S. A. (2011). Personalizing medicine with clinical pharmacogenetics. Genetics in Medicine, 13(12), 987–995. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3290900/
This article examines pharmacogenetic testing in relation to personalized drug therapy plans and explores evidence-based guidelines and recommendations on pharmacogenetic testing.
Drugs.com. (2012). Retrieved August 22, 2012, from http://www.drugs.com/
This website presents a comprehensive review of prescription and over-the-counter drugs including information on common uses and potential side effects. It also provides updates relating to new drugs on the market, support from health professionals, and a drug-drug interactions checker.
Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Introduction to advanced pharmacology. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 8 minutes.
In this media presentation, Dr. Terry Buttaro, Associate Professor of Practice at Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences, discusses the importance of pharmacology for the advanced practice nurse.
The following document provides credit for Laureate-produced media within this course:
The following resources are highly recommended for your professional library. You are encouraged to review these resources each week.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Retrieved August 22, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/
Haymarket Media, Inc. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.empr.com/
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.ismp.org/
WebMD. (2012). Medscape. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/