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Medicine in Old Age: Skin Problems in the Elderly

Medicine in Old Age: Skin Problems in the Elderly This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The number of elderly patients in the population is increasing, and it has been estimated that by the year 2030,10% of the US population will be over the age of 65 years. The medical problems seen in this previously neglected and rapidly enlarging group of patients are now arousing much interest in clinicians as well as researchers. This textbook is a part of a series entitled Medicine in Old Age, which is designed to familiarize hospital physicians with both research and clinical developments in various fields of geriatric medicine. Skin Problems in the Elderly has been edited by Lionel Fry, and each chapter in the book has been written by British or European authors, each of whom is an expert in his or her dermatologic field. The aim of the book as stated in the preface, is to concentrate on skin disorders most commonly seen in the elderly, and to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Medicine in Old Age: Skin Problems in the Elderly

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 124 (4) – Apr 1, 1988

Medicine in Old Age: Skin Problems in the Elderly

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The number of elderly patients in the population is increasing, and it has been estimated that by the year 2030,10% of the US population will be over the age of 65 years. The medical problems seen in this previously neglected and rapidly enlarging group of patients are now arousing much interest in clinicians as well as researchers. This textbook is a...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1988 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1988.01670040083031
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The number of elderly patients in the population is increasing, and it has been estimated that by the year 2030,10% of the US population will be over the age of 65 years. The medical problems seen in this previously neglected and rapidly enlarging group of patients are now arousing much interest in clinicians as well as researchers. This textbook is a part of a series entitled Medicine in Old Age, which is designed to familiarize hospital physicians with both research and clinical developments in various fields of geriatric medicine. Skin Problems in the Elderly has been edited by Lionel Fry, and each chapter in the book has been written by British or European authors, each of whom is an expert in his or her dermatologic field. The aim of the book as stated in the preface, is to concentrate on skin disorders most commonly seen in the elderly, and to

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1988

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