Nephrology and Urology in the Aged Patient by Dimitrios G. OreopoulosNephrology and Urology in the Aged Patient by Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos

Nephrology and Urology in the Aged Patient

byDimitrios G. OreopoulosEditorM.F. Michelis, S. Herschorn

Paperback | October 29, 2012

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The master tool of logic is the syllogism. If A> Band B> C, then it must follow as the night the day that A > C. If the major and minor premises are true or scientifically correct by current knowledge, the conclusion is true or at least scientifically correct by current knowledge. The demographer of today beams a clear message, which if not true is at least scientifically correct by current knowledge. In the first 80 years of the Twentieth Century, the 'over-65' population of Americans increased eight­ fold. By century's end it will have increased 12-fold and shortly thereafter will include one in five Americans. While initially a fact of the developed world, the pace of similar graying is accelerating even more rapidly in the Second and Third Worlds. This gray delta constitutes about 35 million living Americans, who may use one-half or more of the health care resources. A would have to be a lot more foolish than B if they failed to recognize that in the coming decade the causation, case-mix, and area of the gray delta demands a change from early, mid-or even later-century medicine. If Homer Smith was right in saying, "We are what we are because we have the kind of kidneys we have" and "The kidneys make the stuff of philosophy", then the who, what, where, when, and why the gray delta will be cared for must focus on the stuff of geriatric nephrology.
Title:Nephrology and Urology in the Aged PatientFormat:PaperbackDimensions:620 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.01 inPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401048045

ISBN - 13:9789401048040

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Aging Process. Part 2. Progression of Renal Diseases. Part 3. Parenchymal Renal Diseases. Part 4. Water and Electrolyte Problems in the Elderly. Part 5. Urinary Tract Infection. Part 6. Hypertension. Part 7. Acute Renal Failure. Part 8. The Elderly Patient on Dialysis. Part 9. Renal Transplantation. Part 10. Urinary Incontinence. Part 11. Bladder Cancer. Part 12. Sexual Dysfunction. Part 13. Prostatic Disease. Part 14. Ethical Issues. Index of Subjects.