Care of the elderly

care of the elderly

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Medication management of patients with enteral feeding tubes

2019-04-02T15:02:00+01:00By Working party—Wright Griffith Merriman Smithard Smyth Welsh

This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Wright D et al with the support of a grant from Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Type 2 diabetes: frailty in older people


Summary covers glycaemic targets for older people, priorities for improving high-quality diabetes care, and a useful frailty assessment pathway.

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NICE dementia guideline


Summary of the NICE dementia guidance covers diagnosis in non-specialist settings, pharmacological management, and managing non-cognitive symptoms.

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SCIE GP services for older people guideline


A useful summary of the SCIE’s guidance on what GP services should be available for for older people in care homes

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Asthma in older people guideline

2017-01-17T00:00:00+00:00By Development group: Gruffydd-Jones McArthur Murphy Russell and Wise.

A useful and informative algorithm on the management of asthma in adults over the age of 65 years.

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