Pathology of the Aging Human Nervous System
by Serge Duckett (Editor), Jack C. De LA Torre (Editor)
Hardcover 2nd edition (February 15, 2001)
Oxford University Press; ISBN: 0195130693
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This comprehensive review reflects the latest improvements in diagnostic modalities, including immunology, genetics, biochemistry, and radiology. Following an introductory chapter on the social, economic, and creative forces of aging individuals, chapters provide a detailed review of the dementias, highlighting the clinicopathologic characteristics of each disease. A section devoted to genetic and immunologic disorders provides coverage of spinocerebellar system degenerations, neoplasms affecting the nervous system of the elderly, and drugs and the aging human brain. Thoroughly illustrated. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Thomas Jefferson Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Text on geriatric neuropathology, covering such topics as neuroimaging, microbiology, and histology, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the subject. Also covers new technologies and trends in neuropathology, for clinicians, nurses, and others who care for the elderly. Previous edition: c1991. DNLM: Nervous System Diseases--Aged.