Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2011

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

26

Issue

3

First Page

1

Last Page

5

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 26, Issue 3.

Date of Submission

December 2014

Abstract

Educational Objectives

1. Describe patterns of simultaneous use of alcohol and Central Nervous System (CNS) - acting medications among older adults.

2. Understand the mechanisms of interaction between alcohol and CNS-acting medications and their consequences.

3. Identify strategies to prevent alcohol-medication interactions among older adults.

4. Recommend resources for older adults and service providers for identifying and managing problematic alcohol and medication use.

Rights

Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

Is Part Of

Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Mohanty, M., & Slattum, P. (2011). Alcohol, Medications, and Older Adults. Age in Action, 26(3), 1-5.

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