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Lze předcházet vzniku a rozvoji demenci?

Title in English Can we prevent the emergence and development of dementia?


Year of publication 2014
Description The contemporary geriatric medicine endeavors to maximize the preservation of an adequate physical and mental activity, prevent the loss of self-sufficiency and improve the prognosis of the elderly in the event of illness. It therefore has a preventive and interventional character and supports successful healthy aging. The aim of modern geriatrics as a medical field is modified clinical management of diseases and health - social problems of seniors. This will cover the full extent, the issue of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age, or possibility of their eventual prevention. Its target is and will be: extending the years of active life and maintaining functional capacity as long as possible. Dementia represents a modern pandemic at the turn of the millennium, which has deep implications of biological, psychological and social. Due to the limited possibilities of pharmacotherapy of developed dementia are increasingly important prevention needs and searching ways to intervene before the development of risk factors for dementia.

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