Diseases in the Elderly: Age-Related Changes and by Nages Nagaratnam, Kujan Nagaratnam, Gary Cheuk

By Nages Nagaratnam, Kujan Nagaratnam, Gary Cheuk

This publication presents a entire evaluation of the 2 vital concerns in relation to disorder in aged: the age-related alterations and the pathophysiology of the ailments. The booklet includes 19 chapters which are prepared by way of organ method and dependent to hide the explicit parts for a fast yet in-depth knowing of ailments in getting older sufferers. not like the other e-book out there, this article is concise and but thorough in method of the stipulated components. This publication comprises multiple-choice questions that strengthen the techniques which are most crucial to knowing and treating geriatric sufferers, making it an exceptional source by itself or as a significant other to greater geriatric texts.

Diseases within the aged is the last word source for geriatricians, scientific scholars, basic care physicians, health facility medical professionals, geriatric nurses, and all different doctors treating and diagnosing illnesses in aged patients.

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Low concentrations of folic acid and vitamin B12 with high plasma homocysteine concentrations are associated with increased risk of extracranial carotid artery disease in the elderly [158]. The pathophysiology of watershed infarction in internal carotid artery disease is due to low flow and microembolism, and recent postulates state that emboli and hypoperfusion play a synergistic role [159]. 9. Key Points. Carotid Artery Disease • The carotid bifurcation and the proximal ICA are the most frequently involved.

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