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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJudith C. Ahronheim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC953.7 .A36 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 465 p. ;
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1575816M
    ISBN 100316020427
    LC Control Number91075465
    OCLC/WorldCa24889759


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Most recently amended inthis list is formulated by experts in pharmacology and geriatrics, and has been validated in large studies as a useful tool for decreasing medication-related. Although individuals 65 years of age or older comprise percent of the U.S.

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