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Drugs and the Elderly

Perspectives in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology

  • J. Crooks
  • I. H. Stevenson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. The ageing process

  3. Pharmacokinetics in the elderly

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. I. H. Stevenson, S. A. M. Salem, A. M. M. Shepherd
      Pages 51-63
    3. M. Mitchard
      Pages 65-76
    4. J. P. Kampmann, J. E. Mølholm Hansen
      Pages 77-87
    5. B. Whiting, J. R. Lawrence, D. J. Sumner
      Pages 89-101
    6. R. Braithwaite, S. Montgomery, S. Dawling
      Pages 133-144
  4. Drug sensitivity in the elderly

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. A. D. Bender
      Pages 147-153
    3. A. Elithorn, R. Cooper, R. Lennox
      Pages 155-167
    4. C. M. Castleden, C. F. George
      Pages 169-178
    5. C. G. Gottfries, R. Adolfsson, L. Oreland, B. Winblad, B. E. Roos
      Pages 189-197
    6. A. M. M. Shepherd, N. Wilson, I. H. Stevenson
      Pages 199-209
    7. D. S. Hewick
      Pages 211-219
  5. Clinical aspects of drug use in the elderly

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. L. J. Christopher, B. R. Ballinger, A. M. M. Shepherd, A. Ramsay, G. Crooks
      Pages 231-238
    3. Jan Koch-Weser
      Pages 247-262
    4. F. I. Caird
      Pages 263-265
    5. R. D. T. Cape
      Pages 267-277
    6. F. Sjöqvist, G. Alván, U. Bergman, G. Boethius
      Pages 279-286
    7. O. L. Wade
      Pages 287-291
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 297-304

About this book

Keywords

absorption analgesics antigen biochemistry depression Drogen drug kinetics metabolism pathophysiology pharmacokinetics pharmacology physiology research Vitamin K

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Crooks
    • 1
  • I. H. Stevenson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and TherapeuticsNinewells HospitalDundeeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-03813-8
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-03815-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-03813-8
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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