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Taste and Smell in Aging

Richard L. Doty

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0033
Taste and Smell in Aging

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Chapter 33 provides a brief overview of the anatomy and physiology of the senses of smell and taste, reviews the age-related changes that occur in these sensory systems, including those associated with early Alzheimer's disease (AD), and provides a synopsis of medications believed to influence chemosensation in the elderly.

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Subjects: Neurology

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