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Physiological basis of aging and geriatrics

Author: Paola S Timiras
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Ageing is inevitable. This book covers the ageing process from a physiological viewpoint, examining all systems of the body and describing changes that occur with normal ageing and in disease.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Physiological basis of aging and geriatrics.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)607735530
Online version:
Physiological basis of aging and geriatrics.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)621387425
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paola S Timiras
ISBN: 0849389798 9780849389795
OCLC Number: 29466953
Notes: Revised edition of: Physiological basis of geriatrics. c1988.
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: General perspectives --
Introduction: aging as a stage in the life cycle / Paola S. Timiras --
Demographic, comparative and differential aging / Paola S. Timiras --
Aging and disease / Paola S. Timiras --
Theories of aging / Ramesh Sharma --
Molecular and cellular aging --
Degenerative changes in cells and cell death / Paola S. Timiras --
Oxidants and antioxidants in aging / Rolf J. Melhlhorn --
Aging of the immune system / Hal Sternberg --
Systemic and organismic aging --
Aging of the nervous system: structural and biochemical changes / Paola S. Timiras. Aging of the nervous system: functional changes / Paola S. Timiras --
Aging of the sensory systems / Esmail Meisami --
Aging of the adrenals and pituitary / Paola S. Timiras --
Aging of the female reproductive system: the menopause / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan --
Aging of the male reproductive system / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan --
Aging of the thyroid gland and basal metabolism / Paola S. Timiras --
Endocrine, pancreas and carbohydrate metabolism / Paola S. Timiras --
Cardiovascular alterations with age / Paola S. Timiras. Plasma lipoproteins: their metabolism and role in atherosclerosis / Trudy M. Forte --
Aging of respiration, erythrocytes and the hematopoietic system / Paola S. Timiras, Richard W. Atherton --
Kidney, the lower urinary tract, the prostate and body fluids / Mary L. Timiras --
Aging of the gastrointestinal tract and liver / Paola S. Timiras --
Aging of the skeleton, joints and muscles / Paola S. Timiras --
Aging of the skin and connective tissue / Mary L. Timiras --
Prevention and rehabilitation. Pharmacology and drug management in the elderly / Judith L. Beizer, Mary L. Timiras --
Effects of diet on aging / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan --
Agenda for healthful aging / Paola S. Timiras, Paul E. Segall.
Other Titles: Physiological basis of geriatrics.
Responsibility: edited by Paola S. Timiras.
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