Diseases in the Elderly

Age-Related Changes and Pathophysiology
by Nages Nagaratnam, Kujan Nagaratnam & Gary Cheuk
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Publication Date: March 07, 2016

ISBN: 9783319257877

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the two important issues relating to disease in elderly: the age-related changes and the pathophysiology of the diseases. The book contains 19 chapters that are arranged by organ system and structured to cover the specific areas for a quick but in-depth understanding of diseases in aging patients. Unlike any other book on the market, this text is concise and yet thorough in approach to the stipulated areas. This book includes multiple-choice questions that reinforce the concepts that are most vital to understanding and treating geriatric patients, making it an outstanding resource on its own or as a companion to larger geriatric texts.

*Diseases in the Elderly *is the ultimate resource for geriatricians, medical students, primary care physicians, hospital doctors, geriatric nurses, and all other medical professionals treating and diagnosing diseases in elderly patients.