Some Medical Aspects of Old Age by Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston

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Author Rolleston, Humphry Davy, Sir, 1862-1944
Title Some Medical Aspects of Old Age
Being the Linacre lecture, 1922, St. John's college, Cambridge
Note "The material in this small volume was collected in connexion with the Linacre lecture ... The introduction is chiefly of local interest in connexion with the history of the Linacre lecture."--Preface
Contents Introduction -- Duration of life -- Onset of old age -- Factors influencing longevity -- Causes of senescence, with a note on senescence and carcinoma -- Normal structural changes in old age -- The physiology of old age -- The description of old age in the twelfth chapter of Ecclesiastes -- Distinction between healthy and morbid old age -- Diseases in and of old age.
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Language English
LoC Class RC: Medicine: Internal medicine
Subject Longevity
Subject Linacre lecture, St. John's college, Cambridge
Subject Geriatrics
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EBook-No. 57215
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