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Considerations for the optimal management of antibiotic therapy in elderly patients

Published inJournal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, vol. 22, p. 325-333
Publication date2020
Abstract

Objectives: To maximise efficacy and minimise toxicity, special considerations are required for antibiotic prescription in elderly patients. This review aims to provide practical suggestions for the optimal management of antibiotic therapy in elderly patients.

Keywords
  • Adverse events
  • Antibiotics
  • Dosage
  • Elderly
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Pharmacokinetics
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FALCONE, Marco et al. Considerations for the optimal management of antibiotic therapy in elderly patients. In: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 2020, vol. 22, p. 325–333. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2020.02.022
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