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By Irene D. Turpie MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPC (auth.), Irene D. Turpie, George A. Heckman (eds.)

Aging concerns in Cardiology offers an outline of the sensible scientific parts fascinated about dealing with heart problems within the aged. This quantity could be valuable to any general practitioner coping with the cardiovascular well-being of aged members.
Topics coated comprise:

-Delirium in aged Cardiac Patients,
- Pharmacologic concerns,
- fundamental Prevention,
- Syncope,
- middle Failure,
- Coronary Revascularization.

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Suicide is very common in the elderly. 1 per 100,000 for 65 to 74 year olds . 9 per 100,000, occurred in elderly white men 85 and older - nearly 6 times the rate in the general population. Approximately 75% of older adults who die by suicide have visited a primary care physician within one month prior to their death . Previous suicide attempts and the seriousness of a patient's intent predict suicidal ideation and its course in geriatric depression .

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