University of Arizona College of Medicine
Sleep in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.
1. State the usual recommended maximum duration of pharmacological therapy for enhancing sleep 2. Identify common short-acting and long-acting medications used for enhancing sleep 3. List three complementary/alternative medicine supplements that can be used to enhance sleep
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