Aging of organs and systems: the functional consequences; frailty.
The most common diseases in elderly: how to prevent them and how to avoid their consequences. The in-hospital prevention and rehabilitation. The major geriatric syndromes. The comprehensive geriatric assessment as a basic methodology for addressing the problems of the elderly people. Drug therapy in the old: interactions and adverse effects, and the role of the nurse in pharmacovigilance.
Spinal cord syndrome, cerebellar syndrome, pyramidal and extrapyramidal syndrome, aphasia, apraxia, agnosia, coma, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, headaches and migraine, epilepsy, cerebrovascula disorders, brain trauma, peripheral neuropathies and peripheral nerve lesions, diabetic neuropathy, Guillain Barré syndrome, facial palsy, motoneuron disease, miopathies, myasthenia gravis