BooknewsCombines information from the fields of both geriatrics and neurology to provide both background and practical help to any health care worker dealing with the aged. Pays special attention to Alzheimer's disease because of its major and growing importance, but also considers other problems of the very old, such as difficulty in walking, sleep disorders, and the loss of sight and hearing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This is a measure of the success of today's medicine in treating and preventing acute diseases, especially infections, cardiovascular disease, and strokes.
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