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Medical problems of old age

University of Pennsylvania

Medical problems of old age

by University of Pennsylvania

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Published by University of Pennsylvania press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louis I. Dublin, Howard T. Karsner, O. H. Perry Pepper [and] Barney Brooks.
    ContributionsDublin, Louis Israel, 1882-, Karsner, Howard Thomas, 1879-, Pepper, Oliver Hazard Perry, 1884-, Brooks, Barney, 1884-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC966 .P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6416694M
    LC Control Number41007810
    OCLC/WorldCa3193073

    The diagnosis and treatment of their disease created more financial problem for old age. Old age is a period of physical deterioration and social alienation in some cases, loss of spouse, friends, Job, property and physical appearance. In old age physical strength deteriorates, mental stability diminishes, financial power becomes bleak and eye.   For instance: “ For old age is respected only if it defends itself, maintains its rights, submits to no one, and rules over its domain until its last breath.” Aging Thoughtfully. Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore. A prickly sort of book, this is a conversation about aging by two philosophers who discuss everything from economics to skincare.

      Most medical procedures have changed since the ’s and new medicines and equipment have come on the market. Books that do not include these recent developments are not very useful. People do collect old medical books and equipment. Older medical books (ca. ’s or older) may be of interest to collectors. From a chronological viewpoint, medical treatment of the elderly (geriatrics) starts from the age of 65 years old. This definition per se is nowadays certainly not really an adequate definition of an elderly patient and the reason to be treated by a geriatrician. In addition to chronological age, ot .

      "Old age is an insult," the year-old woman recovering from a broken hip tells her reader. "Old age is a slap in the face. It sabotages a fine mind." And that's just the beginning of the truth-bombs in this infinitely-relatable novel. Goals of health and social care policy: To identify emerging problems pre-crisis, ensuring effective response that prevents crisis and reduces long-term dependency. Frail older people: A vulnerable group due to health problems e.g. stroke or dementia, social care needs or a combination of both. Frailty often experienced in late old age, so.


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