Research and the Aging Population (Ciba Foundation Symposia)

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Research and the Aging Population (Ciba Foundation Symposia)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 250 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780471914204
  • DDC分類 618.97

基本説明

Focuses on the contributions that biomedical research is making to the provision of proper health care for the increasing numbers of old and very old people in all countries, both developed and developing.

Full Description


The steadily growing numbers of old and very old people are posing new problems for the health services of all countries. This international symposium attempts to assess the contribution that biomedical research can make to the provision of proper health care for the elderly, both in industrialized and in developing societies.

Table of Contents

  PARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS: Partial table of
contents:
The Health of the Elderly Population: Results
from Longitudinal Studies with Age-Cohort
Comparisons (A. Svanborg).
Health and Ageing in the Developing World (G.
Andrews).
Aging and Disease (J. Evans).
Alzheimer's Disease as an Age-Dependent
Disorder (R. Katzman).
Questions in the Psychiatry of Old Age (T.
Arie).
Cardiovascular Disease and the Elderly (N.
Wenger).
Osteoporosis and Age-Related Fracture
Syndromes (B. Riggs & L. Melton).
Aging and Infection (J. Phair, et al.).
The Nature and Causes of Aging (T. Kirkwood).
Changing Health Needs of the Aging Population
(J. Brody).
Planning for Health Services for the Elderly
(C. Hollander & H. Becker).
Costs of Long-Term Care: Distribution and
Responsibility (S. Wallack & M. Cohen).
Summing-Up (T. Williams).
Index of Contributors.
Subject Index.