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

Aging concerns in Cardiology presents an outline of the sensible scientific components eager about handling heart problems within the aged. This quantity might be worthy to any doctor coping with the cardiovascular health and wellbeing of aged members.
Topics lined contain:

-Delirium in aged Cardiac Patients,
-Depression,
- Pharmacologic matters,
- basic Prevention,
- Syncope,
- center Failure,
- Coronary Revascularization.

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The psychosocial effects of depression in elderly patients with CAD are also significant. The combination of advanced CAD and depressive symptoms is associated with approximately twice the social impairment caused by either condition alone . Depressed patients are more likely to report stress and to have social difficulties in the first year following AMI than non-depressed counterparts, and are also less likely to resume previous sexual activity .

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