List of abbreviations.
1 The World Grows Old.
2 Health and Social Care for Elderly People in the UK.
3 Special Features of Medicine in the Elderly.
4 Old Age Psychiatry.
5 Falls and Immobility.
6 Bones, Muscles and Joints.
7 Stroke Made Simple.
8 Other Diseases of the Nervous System.
9 Cardiovascular Disorders.
10 Respiratory Disease.
11 Gastrointestinal Disease and Nutrition.
12 Disorders of Homeostasis and Metabolism.
13 Genitourinary Disease.
14 Blood and Bone Marrow.
15 Eyes, Ears and Skin.
16 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Medical Care of Elderly people.
17 Palliative care.
1 Standards for Long-term Care.
2 The Barthel Scale.
3 CAGE Questionnaire for Alcohol Problems.
4 The Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT).
5 The Geriatric Depression Score (GDS).
6 Fitness to Fly.
7 Respiratory Function in the Elderly.
8 Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST).