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Lynne Kallenbach, MD, Daniel Swagerty, MD, Stephanie Garcia, DO, Deon Cox Hayley, DO
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
John A. Hartford Foundation
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Case based website discussing pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic changes with aging as well as adverse drug reactions and potentially inappropriate medications in older adults.

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Basic information about physiologic changing with aging that affects drug prescribing. Learners should be able to identify potential medication side effects and describe safe and effective dosing strategies for older adults.

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Used with third year medical students.

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No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Lynne Kallenbach, MD

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Lynne Kallenbach, MD, Daniel Swagerty, MD, MPH, Deon Hayley, DO and Stephanie Garcia, DO. Polypharmacy. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: