Chapter 2. The Physiology of Human Ageing

  1. Dr Maggi Banning
  1. Andy Evenden and
  2. Karen Gesty

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch2

Medication Management in Care of Older People

Medication Management in Care of Older People

How to Cite

Evenden, A. and Gesty, K. (2008) The Physiology of Human Ageing, in Medication Management in Care of Older People (ed M. Banning), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151740

Online ISBN: 9780470692264

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Keywords:

  • human ageing;
  • physiology;
  • ageing effects;
  • metabolism;
  • biological organisation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Homeostasis and Ageing

  • Ageing and the Cardiovascular System

  • Hepatic Ageing

  • Renal Ageing

  • Ageing and the Immune System

  • Ageing and the Inflammatory Response