Prevalence of skin diseases in hospitalized geriatric patients

Prevalence of skin diseases in hospitalized geriatric patients Original Contribution 1,2,3 2,4 4 3 Z Gerontol Geriat 2017 · 50:524–531 E. Makrantonaki · E. Steinhagen-Thiessen ·R.Nieczaj · C.C.Zouboulis · 2,4 DOI 10.1007/s00391-016-1084-3 R. Eckardt Received: 4 March 2016 Department of Dermatology and Allergic Diseases, University Ulm, Life Science Building N27, Ulm, Revised: 26 April 2016 Germany Accepted: 11 May 2016 Research Group on Geriatrics, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Published online: 28 June 2016 Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Dessau, Germany Evangelisches Geriatriezentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany Prevalence of skin diseases in hospitalized geriatric patients Association with gender, duration of hospitalization and geriatric assessment diseases with age have become the major investigate the extent of non-treated and Brief introduction challenges of current research [2]. treated dermatological diseases in hos- A better understanding of the underly- Skin provides the first obvious signs pitalized geriatric patients, to map the ing mechanisms accompanying skin ag- of aging and represents a window for hu- most prevalent age-associated skin disor- ing could constitute the basis for extend- man health as it may be used as a model to ders and to detect any gender differences. ing the lifespan in good health. Skin predict Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie Springer Journals

Prevalence of skin diseases in hospitalized geriatric patients

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Medicine & Public Health; Geriatrics/Gerontology; Internal Medicine; Aging; Social Sciences, general
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