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Update in Geriatrics

Geriatric is a topic of great interest in medicine and among the general public. Population aging is an inevitable and irreversible demographic reality that is associated with welcome improvements in health care. The increase in life expectancy has led the very old to become the fastest-growing segment. The geriatric population experiences significant alterations of numerous organ systems as a result of the aging process. Normally, functional reserve and organ functions are declined in geriatric patients. The care of geriatric patients can be complex and will be a growing task. A balance between physiological and psychological alterations is required in these patients. Geriatric patients also have several co-morbidities including hypertension, cardiac disease, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, and renal dysfunction.

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Update in GeriatricsEdited by Somchai Amornyotin

Published: April 14th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87300

ISBN: 978-1-83962-309-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-308-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-313-4

Copyright year: 2021

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1150 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. The Centenarians: An Emerging Population

By Hassan M. Heshmati


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2. A Comprehensive Overview of Mobility and Aging in the Year 2020 (and beyond)

By Melissa Lunsman O’Connor


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3. Metabolic Syndrome as the First Stage of Eldership; the Beginning of Real Aging

By Alexander V. Panov, Marina A. Darenskaya, Sergey I. Dikalov and Sergey I. Kolesnikov


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4. Anesthetic Consideration for Geriatric Patients

By Somchai Amornyotin


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5. Pain Management in Older Persons

By Dabota Yvonne Buowari


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6. Importance of Geriatric Health Care in India during Covid 19 Pandemic

By Kaushik Nag, Nabarun Karmakar and Anjan Datta


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7. Geriatric Anemia

By Manjit Kaur Rana and Amrit Pal Singh Rana


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8. Assessing Anticholinergic Effects in Older Adults

By Donna M. Lisi


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9. Not All Rehabilitation is Physical Therapy

By Abel Toledano-González


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10. Inappropriate Medication and Perception of Quality of Life in Hospitalized Elderly Patients

By Ana Fajreldines, Marisa Bazzano, Belen Beldarrain, Stefanía Barberis and Marcelo Pellizzari


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11. Motivation and Social Support Received in Elderly Care: The Case of Geriatric Palliative Caregivers

By Wilfred Luis Clamor


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12. The Influence of Candida spp. in Intestinal Microbiota; Diet Therapy, the Emerging Conditions Related to Candida in Athletes and Elderly People

By Alexandru Vasile Rusu, Berta Alvarez Penedo, Ann-Kristin Schwarze and Monica Trif


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