Part 2 discusses the effects of nutrition on immunity and examines chronic diseases and conditions that predispose elders to infection. It covers in depth measures to reduce the incidence of infection including assessment for risk factors, immunizations and prophylactic medications for patients with prosthetic devices. It discusses detecting infection in the elderly, and the subtle, atypical signs and symptoms that are sometimes present.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand new! Please provide a physical shipping address. Bookseller Inventory # 9781602320659