[Prescription for proton pump inhibitors in geriatrics]

Claire Schonheit, Hélène Le Petitcorps, Éric Pautas
Soins. Gérontologie 2015, (116): 39-44
Proton pump inhibitors are widely prescribed, notably for the over 65s, despite there being significant side effects in the geriatric population. It is therefore important that doctors, caregivers and patients are fully aware of the recognised indications of PPIs and on the less well-known problems inherent to their prescription.

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