INTERNAL MEDICINE - GERIATRICS AND GERONTOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The teaching course on Geriatrics will provide the essential elements for a correct rehabiltation process in older patients.
Course contents summary
The biological aspects of aging.
Theories of aging.
Modifications of tissues and organs of the body with aging.
Cardiovascular disease of the elderly.
Physiological brain aging and cognitive decline.
Acute cerebrovascular disease in the elderly.
Physiopathology and clinical aspects of dementia.
Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Evaluation of physical performance in older subjects.
Authors: Senin - Cherubini.- Mecocci. Title: Paziente Anziano Paziente Geriatrico – Medicina della Complessità - Fondamenti di Gerontologia e Geriatria. EdiSES S.r.l. - Napoli
Oral lessons with visual support
Assessment methods and criteria