The Elderly

The fastest growing population in the United States are those aged 85 and over. The Census Bureau estimates a doubling in the size of this group from its current 3.6 million by the year 2025 and a fivefold increase to 18.2 million by 2050. There is no limitation on the basis of age on the use of intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) in patients meeting treatment criteria. In elderly patients with ICH, particular consideration should be given to amyloid angiopathy as a pathologic cause due to its increased incidence in the elderly.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
How To Cure Yeast Infection

How To Cure Yeast Infection

Now if this is what you want, you’ve made a great decision to get and read this book. “How To Cure Yeast Infection” is a practical book that will open your eyes to the facts about yeast infection and educate you on how you can calmly test (diagnose) and treat yeast infection at home.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment