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Gastrointestinal Tract in the Aged $115.00
Editors: Stephen DH Malnick, Ehud Melzer, Sari Tal (Kaplan Medical Center, Israel)
Book Description:
The elderly population is rapidly increasing is size as a result of the ageing of the baby boomers following the Second World War. Since there is a greater morbidity and mortality with advanced age, it is not surprising that this group is becoming a major consumer of health care resources. Most of the organ systems of the body undergo significant changes during the ageing process and the gastrointestinal system is no exception. This book reviews the changes in the entire GI system as a result of ageing and to provide a guide to practitioners who are dealing with the care of the aged. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Epidemiology of the Elderly
(Gary Sinoff)

Chapter 2. The Physiology of GI Tract in the Aged
(Asif Bhutto)

Chapter 3. Gastrointestinal Motility Disturbances in the Elderly
(Christopher K. Rayner and Michael Horowitz)

Chapter 4. Nutrition in the Elderly
(Yitshal N. Berner)

Chapter 5. Chronic Constipation in the Elderly
(Joseph Lysy)

Chapter 6. Diseases of the Stomach in the Aged
(Huy Nguyen, Raziuddin Ali, Joshua Barocas and Marie L. Borum)

Chapter 7. Small Bowel Diseases in the Elderly
(Bernd Lemos and Jorg C. Hoffmann)

Chapter 8. Disease of the Pancreas and Biliary Tract in the Elderly
(Henry Johnson and John Baillie)

Chapter 9. Liver Diseases in the Elderly
(Yaacov Baruch)

Chapter 10. Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Elderly
(Amir Klein, Yehuda Chowers and Rami Eliakim)

Chapter 11. Diverticular Disease in the Elderly
(Adi Lahat and Simon Bar-Meir)

Chapter 12. Cancer in the Ageing
(Bernd Lemos and Jorg C. Hoffmann)

Index

   Series:
      Digestive Diseases - Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-019-1
   Status: AV
  
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