To Aging Today:
I feel compelled to comment on this as a geriatric nurse practitioner. I read the July-August 2004 Aging Today and noted that you have a rather negative cartoon re pharmaceuticals and cost of meds on page 3. And on page 4 you have a thank-you to benefactors, many of whom are pharmaceutical companies. Personally, I feel this is a slap in the face to such companies who support us in our work to improve care to older adults. I do work with pharmaceuticals, and for me it is a pleasure to help companies understand the drug-patient-provider issues that occur. If it wasn't for pharmaceuticals we could not provide the type of care we do, or do the …
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Publication information: Article title: Letters. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 25. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2004. Page number: 3+. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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