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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Palliative care and the elderly

Shahla Siddiqui.

in Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Geriatric Medicine. 8005 words.

This chapter explores the role of palliative care for all conditions but focuses on the needs of the elderly. It defines palliative care from a geriatric perspective and its goals. The...

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Infections in the elderly

Diane Monkhouse.

in Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Geriatric Medicine. 5588 words.

This chapter describes the importance of infections in the elderly, including the factors that predispose them to infections, their altered immunity, anatomical and physiological changes,...

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