Pathology of the Aging Human Nervous System

Pathology of the Aging Human Nervous System

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This book is a concise and practical compendium of neuropathological information for all professionals whose responsibility it is to make diagnoses, care, and help elderly humans afflicted with neurological and/or psychiatric disorders. The term neuropathology includes a multitude of disciplines including pathology, histology, genetics, immunology, biochemistry, radiology, etc. This disciplinary approach is reflected in this book. This new edition has been completely revised and brought up to date from the 20th to the 21st century. Basic neuroscientists were invited to contribute chapters explaining and describing basic scientific principles underlying the neuropathological disciplines. Also, additional information is provided concerning medic-legal issues, neuropharmacology, and a list of support groups for the elderly neurologically or mentally impaired in Brazil, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the USA.... 62a€“88 years 6.4 years Women 34 81.3 years 69a€“98 years 6.4 years Brain weight 74 1201 g 920a€“1580 g 135 g Table 7a€“2. ... Synonyms for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) include dementia associated with Lewy bodies, diffuse Lewy bodyanbsp;...

Title:Pathology of the Aging Human Nervous System
Author:Serge Duckett Professor of Neuropathology and Associate Professor of Pathology Thomas Jefferson University (Emeritus), San Diego J. C. de la Torre Visiting Professor of Neuroscience University of California, CA
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2001-05-17


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