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PECULIARITIES OF TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY PEOPLE

In elderly people, the frequency of infections with MEP is significantly increased, which is associated with complicating factors: benign prostatic hyperplasia in men and a decrease in estrogen levels in women during menopause. Therefore, treatment of infections of MVP should include not only the use of AMP, but also the correction of the described risk factors.

With benign prostatic hyperplasia, medication or surgery is performed, in women during menopause, local vaginal use of estrogen drugs is effective.

Renal function in elderly people is often reduced, which requires special care when using aminoglycosides. There is a high frequency of HP when using, especially long-term, nitrofurantoin and co-trimoxazole. Therefore, these drugs should be prescribed with caution.
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PECULIARITIES OF TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY PEOPLE

  1. PECULIARITIES OF TREATMENT OF CNS INFECTIONS IN ELDERLY PEOPLE
    In the elderly, renal function is often reduced, which requires special care when using aminoglycosides. It should be remembered that in such patients, vancomycin elimination is slowed down (half-life is 7.5 days). There is also a high frequency of HP when used
  2. PECULIARITIES OF TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS IMPACT IN PREGNANCY
    When choosing an AMP, pregnant women must take into account its safety for the fetus: you cannot use fluoroquinolones during the entire period of pregnancy, co-trimoxazole is contraindicated in the first and third trimester, aminoglycosides can be used only for health reasons. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, Acute Cystitis It occurs in 7% of pregnant women. The appointment of AMP due to the high
  3. FEATURES OF TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS OF IMP IN CHILDREN
    The spectrum of pathogens in children does not differ from that in adults. The leading pathogen is E. coli and other representatives of the Enterobacteriaceae family. For moderate and severe pyelonephritis, children in the first 2 years of life are recommended to be hospitalized. The use of cefepime and co-trimoxazole is contraindicated in children up to 2 months, meropenem - up to 3 months. The use of fluoroquinolones is allowed
  4. Prevention of sudden cardiac death in the elderly
    Artificial cardioverter-defibrillator should not be used in elderly people whose life expectancy in connection with underlying or concomitant diseases is less than 1 year. To reduce the overall mortality in elderly people, it is necessary to use blockers more actively.
  5. The use of anti-infective chemotherapy drugs in the elderly
    The high incidence of infectious pathology in the elderly, along with its unfavorable prognosis, justifies the widespread use of AMP in them. The latter are one of the most frequently prescribed (about 40%) drugs in specialized departments of extended stay of elderly patients. However, the appointment of AMP in older age groups is not always clinically justified. Decision making on
  6. Meaningful life orientations of elderly people
    Nikolai Zabolotsky has a line: How the world is changing! And how I myself am changing! Only by one name I am called, -In fact, what they call me, -Not I alone. There are a lot of us. I'm alive. Meaningful life orientations, like any mental formations, have their own dynamics. In the process of a person’s life, life-meaning orientations change in content, emotional coloring, and regulatory contribution to
  7. PSYCHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF ELDERLY PEOPLE
    PSYCHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF THE ELDERLY
  8. FEATURES OF APPLICATION OF MEDICINES IN THE ELDERLY AND SENILE AGE
    The general principles of prescribing medicines for the elderly do not differ from those for other age groups, however, the use of the drug in lower doses is usually required (Bezrukov V., Kuprash L., 2005). In patients of this age category, adverse reactions during pharmacotherapy develop in general more often than in other age groups (table. 4.1). Last connected
  9. Features of anesthesia in the elderly and senile
    According to the WHO definition, men and women who have reached the age of over 65 years are considered to be elderly, the period of old age is from 75 to 90 years, over 90 years - long-livers. Of particular importance to the anesthesiologist are age-related changes in basal metabolism, decreased compensatory and adaptive capabilities of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and liver and kidney function. To 70 years
  10. Features of nutrition of the elderly
    In connection with the transition of the economy of our country to market relations at the end of the 20th century, the most important demographic indicators of the population sharply worsened: fertility, life expectancy, mortality, indicators of the physical development of the younger generation, which was due to a significant decrease in the standard of living of the bulk of the population. Already there is a sharp aging of the population, as in
  11. Features of the course and management of the postoperative period in elderly and senile patients
    Most women undergoing surgical surgical treatment, especially when performing high-volume operations, are in old and senile age. This should be taken into account when managing them in the postoperative period. People of the discussed age have certain biological and physiological changes (gerontological) of all organs and systems, which determine the specifics
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