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Diseases in the Elderly: Age-Related Changes and by Nages Nagaratnam, Kujan Nagaratnam, Gary Cheuk

By Nages Nagaratnam, Kujan Nagaratnam, Gary Cheuk

This publication presents a finished evaluation of the 2 very important concerns in terms of illness in aged: the age-related adjustments and the pathophysiology of the illnesses. The publication includes 19 chapters which are prepared by way of organ method and dependent to hide the categorical components for a fast yet in-depth figuring out of illnesses in getting older sufferers. not like the other publication out there, this article is concise and but thorough in method of the stipulated components. This ebook comprises multiple-choice questions that strengthen the suggestions which are most crucial to realizing and treating geriatric sufferers, making it a great source by itself or as a significant other to bigger geriatric texts.

Diseases within the aged is the last word source for geriatricians, scientific scholars, fundamental care physicians, clinic medical professionals, geriatric nurses, and all different doctors treating and diagnosing ailments in aged patients.

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Atherosclerosis is the commonest cause of coronary artery disease. B. The fibrous cap is a strong determinant of the likelihood of plaque rupture. 26 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1 Cardiovascular Disease and Related Disorders in the Elderly C. Unstable angina can result from a non-occlusive thrombus in pre-existing plaques. D. There is no evidence that inflammation plays a role in atherogenesis. The following are true relating to infective endocarditis (IE), EXCEPT: A. Presently, staphylococcus aureus is the primary pathogen causing IE.

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The foot is red when dangling but pale when elevated. B. The sensation is reduced. C. The ulcers are on pressure points. D. The reflexes are diminished. Multiple Choice Questions 27 Extended Matching Questions (EMQ) THEME: Repeated syncopal attacks A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. Stokes-Adam attacks Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Aortic stenosis Vertebrobasilar insufficiency Carotid sinus hypersensitivity Postprandial hypotension Multisystem atrophy (Shy-Drager) Ventricular tachycardia Left atrial myxoma 1.

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