Drug-induced diseases in the elderly

a critical survey of the literature
  • 210 Pages
  • 3.37 MB
  • English
Elsevier , Amsterdam
Older people -- Medical care, Drugs -- Side ef
StatementF.I. Caird [and] P.J.W. Scott.
SeriesDrug-induced disorders -- vol. 2
ContributionsScott, P. J. W.
LC ClassificationsRM302.5 C3 11986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 210 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16403062M

Protect Your Patients: A Definitive Guide to Drug-Induced Disease.

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Now in its third edition, this comprehensive guide provides a detailed overview of diseases that result from drug therapy, arming healthcare professionals with critical knowledge to Cited by: Since the first edition of this book was published innumerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of morbidity and/or mortality associated with drug-induced diseases.

Despite best efforts to assure that all drugs are safe and effective, millions of patients each year develop drug-induced diseases.5/5(1). The latter are represented by Dr. Meyler's classification of drug reactions, a discussion of drugs in relation to traffic safety, and consideration of special hazards in the elderly.

Schindel presents a provocative summary of placebo-induced reactions as well as "side effects before treatment.". Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management Article (PDF Available) in American journal of pharmaceutical education 70(6) Author: Kevin Clauson.

The editors of Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management begin by defining drug-induced disease (DID) as, “an unintended effect of a drug that may result in morbidity or mortality with symptoms sufficient to prompt a patient to seek medial attention and/or require hospitalization.” They proceed to explore these effects via the 12 major sections Cited by: According to the authors, a drug-induced disease as an unintended effect of a drug, which results in mortality or morbidity with symptoms sufficient to prompt a patient to seek medical attention and/or require hospitalization.

Since the first edition of this book was published innumerous drugs have been withdrawn from the market in the United States as a result of 5/5(1).

Drug-induced diseases (DID) also called as iatrogenic diseases, are well known but least studied entity. Some of the risk factors of DIDs are multiple chronic diseases, multiple physicians, hospitalization, medical or surgical procedures, long duration of medicine use, advancing age, female sex and a particular class of drugs 6,7, by: 1.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe. Drug-Induced Diseases Section IV: Drug-Induced Psychiatric Diseases Chapter Depression Sheila Botts and Melody Ryan Depression is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses, and it may interfere significantly with a patient’s daily functioning and.

Drug-induced diseases in the elderly. Amsterdam ; New York: Elsevier ; New York, NY: Sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., (OCoLC) The manifestations of drug-induced pulmonary diseases span the entire spectrum of pathophysiologic conditions of the respiratory tract.

As with most drug-induced diseases, the pathological changes are nonspecifi c. Therefore, the diagnosis is often diffi cult and, in most cases, is based on exclusion of all other possible causes. InFile Size: KB. Drug-induced diseases (DIDs): An experience of a tertiary care teaching hospital from India Vishal R.

Tandon, Vijay Khajuria, Vivek Mahajan, Aman Sharma, similar to a study by Permpongkosol7 where elderly patients were shown to encounter more DIDs as a. The lack of clear data on the mortality and morbidity of drug-induced diseases (DID) — and related costs — is in itself a problem, says another co-editor, Douglas Miller, PharmD, professor in the department of pharmacy practice in the College of Pharmacy and Health Science at Wayne State University in Detroit.

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Drug-induced thrombocytopenia is the most common drug-induced hematologic disorders, with some reports suggesting that as many as 5% of patients who receive heparin develop heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

2 The Berlin Case-Control Surveillance Study was conducted from to to assess the incidence and risks of drug-induced hematologic. Drug-induced dementia may be a cause of cognitive impairment in about 12% of patients with a suspected dementia.

In the elderly, this is distinguished from age-related cognitive impairment, where.

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The epidemiology of iatrogenic disease in the elderly has not been extensively reported. Risk factors of iatrogenic disease in the elderly are drug-induced iatrogenic disease, multiple chronic. The manifestations of drug-induced pulmonary diseases span the entire spectrum of pathophysiologic conditions of the respiratory tract.

As with most drug-induced diseases, the pathological changes are nonspecific. Therefore, the diagnosis is often difficult and, in most cases, is based on exclusion of all other possible causes.

Drug Induced Disease (DID) 1. Identify an approach to incorporating DID w/i the differential. Identify the components of the history required to rule in/out a drug causation.

Identify the laboratory tests required to rule in/out as drug-induced causation. Identify risk factors for high probability DID causation. 3File Size: KB. Mitochondrial function declines with age, leading to a variety of age-related diseases (metabolic, central nervous system-related, cancer, etc.) and medication usage increases with age due to the increase in diseases.

Drug-induced mitochondrial toxicity has been described for many different drug classes and can lead to liver, muscle, kidney and central nervous system injury and, in Cited by: 2. In the rapidly increasing elderly population, diarrhoea as a result of drug therapy is an important consideration.

The elderly consume a disproportionately large number of drugs for multiple acute and chronic diseases. Drugs can compromise both immune and nonimmune responses.

Aging decreases the quality and proportion of T cells which in turn reduces the Cited by: For example, European researchers who tested more than 4, elderly people found that those who took an aspirin every day to reduce the risk of stroke were twice as likely to be diagnosed with late-stage age-related macular degeneration as those who did not.

That is in addition to the risk of intestinal bleeding from this favorite drug. Drug-induced movement disorders in the elderly Drug-induced movement disorders are common in the elderly and responsible for significant morbidity and reduction in quality of life.

It is important that they are recognised early to enable prompt initiation of treatment. Unfortunately some drug-induced movement disorders.

Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism are particular problems in the elderly, causing disability and impairing quality of life.

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This book covers the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of Parkinson's disease in elderly people, discussing such topics as motor symptoms, depression, and autonomic nervous system dysfunction.

It particularly emphasizes. Immune responses in the elderly diminish, which affects the pathogenesis of viral hepatitis or autoimmune liver diseases, and the development of liver cancer in the elderly. Moreover, aged patients have significantly decreased reserve functions of various organs, leading to reduced tolerance to various treatments for liver : K.

Tajiri, Y. Shimizu. Aging is associated with reduced metabolic and regenerative capacity of the liver, and the clinical presentation and prognosis of many liver disorders can be different in older adults compared with younger persons. In particular, drug-induced liver injury and acute liver failure have a worse prognosis in the elderly.

As people age, they become more susceptible to delirium and dementia caused by drugs. This is known as drug-induced cognitive impairment, and it is an important syndrome to recognize, because in almost all cases it can be reversed or returned to the pre-drug state (in the case of people whose cognitive impairment was worsened by drugs) by stopping the offending drug.

Diagnosis of drug-induced psoriasis can be challenging when patients are on multiple medications. The onset of psoriatic symptoms can be months or years after the drug has been started.

Careful patient history is essential in any patient that presents with new-onset psoriasis and must include their current medications. This chapter describes in brief the important and common neurological conditions in the elderly.

Various forms of dementia are discussed, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular, Lewy body, and frontotemporal dementias. Other diseases that have a dementia presentation, including Parkinson’s disease, prion diseases, drug-induced dementia, and those associated with. Literally EVERY problem my mother had over the last 17 years of her life was due to a drug-induced side effect.

I can tell you every problem that my mother had and every drug that caused this for. Drugs are a frequently cited cause of dementia. There is a paucity of data regarding the incidence of drug-induced dementia, but it has been estimated that over 10% of patients attending memory clinics have iatrogenic disease.

Drugs may impair cognition indirectly via metabolic effects, such as hypoglycaemia, by alterations of immunological factors within Cited by:   The title Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in the Elderly binds the authors to a discussion of diagnostic and therapeutic problems of parkinsonism in particular in relation to old age.

I therefore considered whether problems typically related to old age were covered by the book and found that this certainly was the case: the second chapter covers the differential Author: Martin W.

I. M. Horstink.The present case report is a typical example of drug-induced delirium. Geriatric competence is closely required when one needs to examine the possible interference among drugs in poly-treated patients affected with several diseases, or for example when a drug is used in this group of patients but is strictly : Pietro Gareri, Alberto Castagna, Giovanni Ruotolo, Alfonso Merante, Gaetano Russo, Giovambattista De.