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Medication for the elderly


In January the Royal College of Physicians published a report on Medication for the Elderly.* We think that this report is important for prescribers, pharmacists and all others who care for the elderly, and we are therefore publishing this article based on it.

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  • * Royal College of Physicians. Medication for the Elderly. J R Coll Physicians Lond 1984; 18: 7–17. The Report is obtainable from the RCP, 11 St. Andrew’s Place, London NW1 4LE; price £1, including postage.