This app is a must-have for GPs caring for the elderly

ESSENTIALLY a text book in an app, Geriatrics at Your Fingertips has been produced by the American Geriatrics Society and is most suited to physician trainees and GPs caring for the elderly population. 

On opening the app, a table of contents directs the user to information on topics ranging from antithrombotic therapy to women’s health. 

There is basic information on the assessment and approach towards elderly patients, as well as on prescribing, specifically directed to the issues of polypharmacy and deprescribing. 

A tool section provides