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Table of Contents

pt. 1. Biology and the aging process : Longevity and prolongevity — Biological theories of aging — Population aging and health status : the aged come of age — Cognitive aspects of aging and disease / Lisa C. McGuire and John C. Cavanaugh — pt. 2. Biomedical aspects of aging : The aging skin — The aging skeletal system — Age-associated changes in vision and hearing — The nervous system — The aging process and the gastrointestinal system — Nutrition and aging — The biocultural basis of geriatric nutrition — The cardiopulmonary system — Disorders of the urinary system — The endocrine system and age — pt. 3. Biosocial aspects of aging : Sexuality and aging / Gere B. Fulton — Drugs and the elderly / Patricia H. Andrews — Exercise, health, and aging — Epilogue : The biologizing of aging : some precautionary notes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780867203158
Author:
Kart, Cary S.
Author:
Metress, Eileen M.
Author:
Kart
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Location:
Boston, MA :
Subject:
Gerontology
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Chronic diseases
Subject:
Aged
Subject:
Chronic Disease
Subject:
Chronic disease -- In old age.
Subject:
Aging - General
Subject:
Older people
Subject:
Older people - Diseases
Subject:
Sociology-Aging
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
500-173.
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
335
Dimensions:
9.25x7.50x.73 in. 1.33 lbs.

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