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The serious complication of diabetes mellitus in seniors – hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome.

The serious complication of diabetes mellitus in seniors – hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome.

In observation we shoot for the appearence of the metabolic complications of diabetes mellitus in senior – hyperglycemy hyperosmolary syndrom (HHS). During 2008 was in the...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in developed countries in people older than 55 years. The wet form of this disease is the cause of...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Older age and allergy – is this an issue?

Older age and allergy – is this an issue?

Even though the onset of allergic rhinitis and allergic bronchial asthma is usually being linked to childhood, this may not always be the case. The prevalence of allergic...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Dietary fibre in elderly

Dietary fibre in elderly

Up to date knowledge in the dietary fibre and its effects upon the human organism is summarized. A definition and a classification of the dietary fibre is elaborated in this...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
The meaningfulness of life in the elderly

The meaningfulness of life in the elderly

The meaningfulness of life in the elderly is very important salutogenic factor, it is one of the items of quality of life and its loss is in relation with depression. The goal...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Survey on Assessement Service

Survey on Assessement Service

Authors describe the organization and operation of the assessement service, which is now being reunited as an assessment service of the Labour Office and assessment service of...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
The prevalence of selected pharmacological and non-pharmacological factors affecting safety and efficacy of pharmacotherapy in hospitalized seniors

The prevalence of selected pharmacological and non-pharmacological factors affecting safety and efficacy of pharmacotherapy in hospitalized seniors

Factors influencing using of drugs were assessed in 2 groups of patients hospitalised at geriatric department. In the first group A, there were 128 patients with the average age...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: Geriatrics General practitioner for adults
Hypothyroidism in elderly

Hypothyroidism in elderly

Thyroid dysfunction occurs frequently in the elderly population, yet often goes unnoticed. Hypothyroidism is common and increases with age affecting 5–20% of women and 3–8...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 1-2/2010

Specialization: General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Metabolic syndrome in older patients

Metabolic syndrome in older patients

The paper provides a summary of metabolic syndrome definitions and criteria defining the dia­gnosis. Pathological and physiological aspects of the component parts of metabolic...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 3-4/2009

Specialization: Geriatrics General practitioner for adults
News in the treatment of hypertension in the context of metabolic syndrome in older patients.

News in the treatment of hypertension in the context of metabolic syndrome in older patients.

Patients with hypertension and metabolic syndrome deserve maximum attention considering the high prevalence of this polymorbidity in the population and high incidence of target...

Full article   Czech Geriatric Review Issue: 3-4/2009

Specialization: Geriatrics General practitioner for adults
 

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