Pathology of the Aging Human Nervous System
Serge Duckett and J. C. de la Torre
This book is a concise and practical compendium of neuropathological information for all professionals whose responsibility it is to make diagnoses, care, and help elderly humans afflicted with neurological and/or psychiatric disorders. The term neuropathology includes a multitude of disciplines including pathology, histology, genetics, immunology, biochemistry, radiology, etc. This disciplinary approach is reflected in this book. This new edition has been completely revised and brought up to date from the 20th to the 21st century. Basic neuroscientists were invited to contribute chapters explaining and describing basic scientific principles underlying the neuropathological disciplines. Also, additional information is provided concerning medic-legal issues, neuropharmacology, and a list of support groups for the elderly neurologically or mentally impaired in Brazil, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the USA.