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The epidemiology of aging

Author: Anne B Newman; Jane A Cauley
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, cop. 2012.
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With contributions from leading experts in a number of discrete fields, this comprehensive review of the epidemiology of aging includes coverage of methodological issues, the biomarkers of aging,  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Epidemiology of aging
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne B Newman; Jane A Cauley
ISBN: 9789400750609 9400750609 9789400750616 9400750617
OCLC Number: 827483902
Notes: Ook verschenen als online resource.
Description: XVII, 610 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Contents: Forward - Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH, Jane A. Cauley, DrPH Section 1. Methods 1. The Demography of Aging - Jane A. Cauley, DrPH 2. Conducting Case-Control and Cohort Studies in Older Adults - Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc 3. Study Design: Randomized Controlled Trials - Marco Pahor, MD, Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD 4. Target populations, recruitment, retention, and optimal testing methods: Methodological issues for studies in the epidemiology of aging - Elsa S. Strotmeyer, PhD, MPH, Rachel E. Ward, MPH 5. Nursing Home Research - Susan Hardy, MD, PhD 6. Use of proxies and informants - Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, PhD, Michelle Shardell, PhD, Kelly D. Lloyd, PhD, Jay Magaziner, PhD, MSHyg 7. Assessing Functional Status and Disability in Epidemiologic Studies - Jack M. Guralnik, MD, PhD, Kushang V. Patel, PhD, Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD 8. Comorbidity and Multimorbidity - Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH 9. Measurement of Social Factors in Aging Research - Lisa Fredman, PhD, Jennifer Lyons, MPH 10. Lifecourse Epidemiology and Aging - Mark Edwards, MRCP , Elaine Dennison, PhD, FRCP, Avan Aihie Sayer, PhD, FRCP, Cyrus Cooper, FMedSci 11. Using Epidemiology to Inform Community Health Programs and Policy - Steven M. Albert, PhD, Julie Donohue, PhD Section 2. Aging, Geriatric Syndromes and Common Conditions 12. Understanding the aging process using epidemiologic approaches - Jason L. Sanders, PhD, Robert M. Boudreau, PhD, Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH 13. Genetics of Human Longevity and Healthy Aging - Joanne M. Murabito, MD ScM, Kathryn L. Lunetta, PhD 14. Aging, Infection and Immunity, Sachin S. Kale, MD, Namita Ahuja, MD, Sachin Yende, MD MS 15. Nutritional Epidemiology in Aging - Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, Denise K. Houston, PhD, RD 16. Body composition and aging - Marjolein Visser, PhD , Tamara B. Harris, MD, MS 17. Epidemiology of Falls and Mobility Disorders - Katherine Ritchey DO, Stephanie Studenski MD MPH 18. Medication Use in Older Adults - Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, MSc, Emily P. Peron, PharmD, Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS 19. Visual Impairment - Barbara E. K. Klein, MD, MPH and Ronald Klein, MD, MPH 20. Age-Related Hearing Loss - Elizabeth Purchase Helzner, PhD 21. Oral Health and the Epidemiology of Oral Disease in Older Adults - Robert J. Weyant, DMD, DrPH 22. Epidemiology of Cancer and Aging - Kerri M. Clough-Gorr, DSc, MPH, Rebecca A. Silliman, MD, PhD 23. The Epidemiology of Coronary Artery Disease in Older Adults - Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH 24. Asthma and COPD - Paul Enright, MD, Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, MD 25. The Impact of Diabetes in Older Adults - Joshua Barzilay, MD 26. The Pre-Diabetic, Insulin-Resistant State - Joshua Barzilay, MD 27. Chronic Kidney Disease - Stacy Andersen, MD, PhD, Linda Fried, MD, MPH 28. Osteoporosis - Jane A. Cauley, DrPH 29. Epidemiology of Osteoarthritis - C. Kent Kwoh, MD, MPH 30. Stroke Epidemiology and Prevention - Lewis H. Kuller, MD, DrPH 31. Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease - Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH, Oscar Lopez, MD, Kristine Yaffe, MD 32. Depression and other common mental health disorders in old age - Brenda WJH Penninx, PhD, Hannie C Comijs, PhD Index.
Responsibility: Anne B. Newman, Jane A. Cauley, eds.


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