After completing this chapter, students will be able to: Relate developmental changes in geriatric patients to medical assisting practice; describe common geriatric diseases and disorders and their treatment; identify variations of care for geriatric patients during examinations, screening procedures, diagnostic tests, and treatments; explain special health concerns of geriatric patients.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: a cross-sectional study on community-dwelling older adults referred to an outpatient geriatric service in Italy
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành hóa học dành cho các bạn yêu hóa học tham khảo đề tài:Back disorders and lumbar load in nursing staff in geriatric care: a comparison of home-based care and nursing homes
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về hóa học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học đề tài : Dimensions and correlates of quality of life according to frailty status: a cross-sectional study on community-dwelling older adults referred to an outpatient geriatric service in Italy
This chapter includes contents: Identify specific problems with sensations experienced by some geriatric patients, discuss effects of drug toxicity and alcoholism in older adult, identify factors that contribute to environmental emergencies in geriatric patient,...
(BQ) Part 2 book "Clinical management of overweight and obesity" presents the following contents: Eating disorders and obesity, obesity in pregnancy, childhood obesity, geriatric obesity, multidimensional assessment of adult obese patient care and levels of care
A well-developed knowledge of clinical microbiology is critical for the practicing physician in any medical field. Bacteria, viruses, and protozoans have no respect for the distinction between ophthalmology, pediatrics, trauma surgery, or geriatric medicine. As a physician you will be faced daily with the concepts of microbial disease and antimicrobial therapy.
Nutrient requirements for optimum health and function of aging physiological systems often are
quite distinct from those required for young ones. Recognition and understanding of the special
nutrition problems of the aged are being intensively researched and tested, especially due to the
increases in the elderly in the general population. In developed countries, economic restrictions and
physical inactivity during aging can significantly reduce food intakes, contributing to nutritional
stresses and needs. Many disease entities and cancers are found with higher frequency in the aged.
Các nhà khảo cứu tại Anh Quốc vừa trình bày những khám phá mới nhất của ngành lão khoa ( Geriatrics ) và di truyền học ( Genetics ) và tiên đóan là những thế hệ trẻ trong tương lai sẽ có thể sống được trên 100 tuổi dễ dàng.
Cigarette smokers were 2.7 times more likely to have
respiratory diseases than those of non-smokers. Similarly
consumption of alcohol and use of non-smoked tobacco
were found to be risk factors of hypertension.
BMI more than 25 was risk factor for hypertension
and diabetes. On the other hand risk of respiratory
diseases and cataract increased below a BMI of 18.5.
Risk for musculoskeletal problems was found to be
higher in both extremes of physical status. The higher
risk of diseases to the both extremes of BMI suggests a U-
shaped relationship of diseases with BMI. BMI less 18.
In some patients ankylosing spondylitis is restricted exclusively to an affection of the sacro-
iliac articulation (sacroiliitis), best shown by MRI, as it causes bone marrow edema and
cartilage changes. X-ray takes a long time to reveal this arthritis, because there only bone
destruction and ankylosis are visible, these are not seen in the early stages of the disease. In
the end sacroiliitis can lead to total destruction and ankylosis of the sacroiliacal joint, then of
course it is clearly visible in x-ray (Figure 3).
No one knows more about a broad range of prescription drugs and other
medications than your pharmacist. Pharmacists study all the aspects of
prescription drug therapy, with an emphasis on safe patient care. The
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree requires at least two years of col-
lege followed by four years of professional pharmacy study. To keep their
licenses, pharmacists must take several new courses every year to every
two years, depending on the state they are licensed in. Some pharma-
cists take extra training to specialize in such areas as geriatric pharmacy. ...
A third area is the role of regulation frameworks. The importance of setting in place
efficient regulatory structures as a prerequisite to the efficient operation of the insurance
sector and particularly in the context of insurance liberalization and an evolving global
insurance sector is essential. Emerging trends in the global insurance market particularly
those relating to technology, newer financial products and corporate failures have
underscored the value of regulation in the insurance sector.
Similarly, in societies where women are engaged in waged or money-
based enterprise, trachoma diminishes their economic capacity.
In addition, trachomatous blindness is an unnecessary sensory loss,
which results in substantial pain and suffering. In aging women,
trachomatous blinding may be compounded by a variety of disabilities,
such as arthritis. But unlike arthritis, trachomatous blinding is easily
Trachoma can be treated in its early stages and subsequent blindness
prevented, but in order to accomplish this, it must be identified and
Monoclonal antibodies directed against PSA clone 28A4 (Novacastro, UK) in a
concentration of 2,5μg/ml were used to detect prostate cells, and identified using a
detection system based on alkaline phosphatase-antialkaline phosphatase (LSAB2 DAKO,
USA) with new-fuschin as the chromogen. To permit the rapid identification of positive
cells there was no counter staining with Mayer´s hematoxilin. Levisamole (DAKO, USA)
was used as an inhibitor of endogenous alkaline phosphatase, with positive and negative
FinCEN operates a Regulatory Helpline that provides assistance for financial
institutions seeking clarification of their obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act
(BSA) and certain requirements under the Uniting and Strengthening America by
Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA
This article analyzes the 1,461 inquiries regarding suspicious
activity reporting (SAR) requirements that the Regulatory Helpline received from
July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010.
One of my favorite small-business search topics is something called “social search.” A social search
engine is one that lists small businesses and allows people to rate and review them.
I guess we can call these types of sites “directories,” but what is clear from the discussion is that
people aren’t really looking for directories; they are looking for answers, recommendations, and
user experiences. Social sites ask members and visitors to rate their experience, good and bad,
with a business and post that information for others to view.