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Pharmacology of Aging Processes

Methods of Assessment and Potential Interventions (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol 717)

by Imre Zs. Nagy

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nootropic agents,
  • Aging,
  • Congresses,
  • Geriatric pharmacology,
  • Molecular aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKenichi Kitani (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8267332M
    ISBN 100897668812
    ISBN 109780897668811

    This thorough revision of a well-established text presents essential information on the neurobiology of aging. There are new chapters on competency and ethics, problems of daily living, psychopharmacology, and stability and falls. Written in a accessible style, this book will be invaluable to clinicians and neurologists who treat elderly patients. Currently, anti-aging pharmacology is a rapidly developing discipline. It is a preventive field of health care, as opposed to conventional medicine which focuses on Cited by:

    A medical assistant is explaining to an older adult patient that she will require a lower dosage of a medication than a younger adult. The medical assistant should explain that the difference in dosage is primarily because of an effect that aging has on which the following pharmacokinetics processes? a. Absorption b. Distribution c. Metabolism.   Population aging evokes doomsday economic and sociological prognostication, despite a minority of older people suffering significant dependency and the potential for advances in therapeutics of age-related disease and primary aging. Biological aging processes are linked mechanistically to altered drug handling, altered physiological reserve, and pharmacodynamic by:

    Ecology refers to the study of natural systems, emphasizing the interdependence of one element in a system on every other element. We will consider the ecology of aging in terms of the adaptation of man to his environment and his alteration of the environment as part of the process of human adaptation. The aging process itself can be seen as one of continual adaptation: adaptation both to the Cited by: Metabolism is the process by which drugs are chemically altered to make them sufficiently water-soluble for excretion in urine or faeces (via the biliary tract). Metabolism occurs in a variety of body organs and tissues, but chiefly in the liver, gut wall, kidney and skin. Excretion is the process by which drugs leave the body. Drugs that are.


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