Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323548793, 9780323548809

Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Volume 33-4

1st Edition

Authors: Sidney Braman Gwen Skloot
eBook ISBN: 9780323548809
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323548793
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd November 2017
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Table of Contents

Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient

Preface: Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient

The Effects of Aging on Lung Structure and Function

Inflammaging and the Lung

Lung Diseases of the Elderly: Cellular Mechanisms

Epidemiology of Lung Disease in Older Persons

Evaluation of Dyspnea in the Elderly

Asthma in the Elderly

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Elderly Patients

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases in the Elderly

Lung Cancer in the Older Patient

Sleep in the Elderly: Unanswered Questions

Comorbidities of Lung Disease in the Elderly


Description

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Sidney S. Braman and Gwen S. Skloot, is devoted to Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient. Articles in this issue include: The Effects of Aging on Lung Structure and Function; Immunosenescence and the Lungs; Epidemiology of Lung Disease in the Elderly; The Evaluation of Dyspnea in the Elderly; Asthma in the Elderly; COPD in the Elderly Patient; Pulmonary Vascular Diseases in the Elderly; Granulomatous Lung Diseases in the Elderly; Lung Cancer in the Older Patient; Sleep Disorders in the Elderly; Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in the Older Patient; and Co-morbidities of Lung Disease in the Elderly.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323548809
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323548793

About the Authors

Sidney Braman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai

Gwen Skloot Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai