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|Title:||Upper gastrointestinal tract.|
|Authors:||Crotty, B;Smallwood, R A|
|Affiliation:||Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, VIC.|
|Citation:||Medical Journal of Australia; 162(2): 95-7|
|Abstract:||Drug therapy for upper gastrointestinal disease in the elderly must be moderated by the likelihood of increased sensitivity to the side effects of drugs. For example, in the frail elderly with helicobacter-associated duodenal ulcers, maintenance therapy with an H2-receptor antagonist or omeprazole may be preferable to attempting to eradicate Helicobacter pylori with the current antimicrobial regimens.|
|Internal ID Number:||7794323|
|Subjects:||Adrenergic beta-Antagonists.therapeutic use|
Gastrointestinal Diseases.drug therapy
Helicobacter Infections.drug therapy
Peptic Ulcer.drug therapy.microbiology
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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