Clinical Neurology of Aging
Martin L. Albert
Oxford University Press, 1984 - Aging - 544 pages
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 toclinicians and neurologists who treat elderly patients.
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History and Scope of Geriatric Neurology
Neuroanatomical and Neuropathological Changes
Neurochemical Changes with Aging
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