Comorbidities in the elderly patient with cardiovascular disease


ŞAHİN M. , KUTLU M.

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.45, pp.13-16, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2017.00310
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-16

Abstract

Comorbid conditions are very common in elderly cardiovascular patients. Therefore, the management of comorbid patients has become an important health problem with the increasing elderly population. There are currently no recommendations in the treatment guidelines that are specific enough for comorbid conditions. In order to improve this patients quality of life holistic approach, good evaluation of risk-benefit ratio and possible drug interactions should be considered carefully.