Medicine - Course - Geriatric Medicine

  • Course Code: INTM803
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (1Lec,2Cln)
  • Course Type:  Major Core (MC)

Course Description

Effect of Ageing on body systems, a typical presentations in the elderly, Atypical presentations in the elderly- lecture. Common metabolic disorders in the elderly (diabetes, gout, pseudogout), Falls in the elderly, Senile osteoporosis, Dementia and Delirium in the elderly. Psychiatric disorders in the elderly. Cerebrovascular disorders in the elderly, Urinary Incontinence, Thyroid diseases in the elderly, Prescribing for the elderly, Immuno-senescence and susceptibility to infections, Nutrition and feeding problems in the elderly, Cardiovascular disorders and Hypertension in the elderly, Renal diseases in the elderly. Antiaging Management