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Nearly 43 percent of older adults on prescription medicines take at least one medication that geriatrics experts consider a “potentially inappropriate medication” (PIM).
Standard Guidelines for Treating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease May Not Be Appropriate for Older Adults with Additional Health Problems
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States. It causes shortness of breath, wheezing, and related symptoms.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm problem that affects more than 1.5 million Americans over the age of 65.